Phil Hendrickson, strategic recruiting professional at Apple, provides insight into moving up in the retail industry.
"Networking is so important," he says. "It’s a great way to meet people who are a few years ahead of you in their careers; they can provide advice and guidance –- learn from their mistakes, and [find out] what they would have done differently."
Takeaway tip: It never hurts to set up interview lunches. Take someone to lunch and tap into their experience and expertise. Learn about how they manage their careers and grew into their roles. All it costs is lunch! You may learn secrets you’d never otherwise uncover.