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Retail Jobs In Dallas On The Rise

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It’s no secret that Dallas is a rapidly growing city. With apartment buildings going up like wildfire, mortgage rates going down and people flocking to the city for opportunity, retail is also growing to satisfy the need of an expanding population. The down side to all of this is that it also means that the mom-and-pop businesses can’t possibly compete with the major retail stores that are opening their doors. However, opportunity is available through the larger companies. WalMarts are multiplying, Costcos are surfacing and many other establishments are popping up all over the city, creating an assortment of recourses for Dallas residents to enjoy. New store openings keep Dallas area a major retail hub. Moreover, retail in Dallas is active and prospering.

There is more good news for Dallas. Retail has a variety of jobs for people with various educational backgrounds. If you have a high school diploma and don’t have any higher education, there are still positions available for you. To be a sales person at a retail store, often all that is required is a high school diploma. You can work a cash register or stock shelves. You can even unload trucks, clean or do maintenance, to name a few.

If you have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree, your options are even better. Retail needs managers, assistant managers, buyers and CEOs. The sky is the limit. According to Indeed.com, an online search engine for employment, if you type in retail and Dallas, TX, you will find over 12,000 jobs available. Those are pretty good odds. Although Dallas wasn’t hit as hard by the economic decline as some of the other cities in the country, we have suffered over the past few years. Dallas is on the road to recovery and its residents are enjoying the benefits.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at JudySerrano.com. She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for Examiner.com. She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at JudySerrano.com. She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for Examiner.com. She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.