Monday, February 25, 2013

Value City Furniture Hiring Inside Sales

Now Hiring Inside Sales Representatives

The Home Furnishings Consultants are responsible for selling (on a commissioned basis) merchandise, extra income items, and services to new or established customers.  Home Furnishing Consultants most often work a 5 day week, including nights, weekends, and some holidays.  Home Furnishing Consultants must possess technical product knowledge and offer excellent customer service. 

Value City Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements:

  • Must Pass Drug Test and Background Check
  • High School Diploma
  • Prior Sales Experience Preferred 
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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Art Van Furniture Now Hiring

Home Furnishings Consultant         


Meets or exceeds daily, weekly and monthly individual sales goals and works with sales coach to build plans for improvement areas
Maximizes every customer opportunity by following the GUEST selling process (i.e. establishing a relationship, providing accurate product solutions, suggestive selling, closing techniques and customer follow up)
Secondary Responsiblities

  • Frequently utilizes Sales Associate Workbench tools to improve Key Results Areas (i.e.undelivered business, lead generation and sales performance results)
  • Actively participates in training and sales meetings; applies learning to improve performance
  • Acts as an ambassador for Art Van; implements creative ideas for additional business by networking and prospecting.

Job Requirements:
  • High School Degree or GED
  • At least 3 years retail experience
  • Commission sales experience
Email your resume click here

Store locations:
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Southfield, MI
  • Taylor, MI
  • Warren, MI

Sales Associates
Be part of Something Beautiful.... Be Part of Art Van.......
WE offer:
  • Top Sales Commissions paid in Michigan (up to 8.5%)Disability Insurance, Profit Sharing and 401(k).
  • A fast paced fun environment
  • Great customer traffic driven by Michigan’s #1 Advertising.
New Art Van Sales Associates start by participating in our 3-week fully paid training experience that is unmatched in the furniture industry. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

We are growing and WE NEED YOU!


  • YOU are an energetic, entrepreneurial minded individual with a passion for success!
  • YOU are someone who wants to define your future. YOU are highly energetic, enthusiastic and
  • creative. YOU enjoy working with customers.
  • YOU are looking for a great future and you want it to begin now!
Store locations:
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Southfield, MI
  • Taylor, MI
  • Warren, MI

Email your resume click here

Monday, February 18, 2013

How To Reply To A Newspaper Employment Advertisement

How To Reply To A Newspaper Employment Advertisement

  1. Submit your resume with a formal cover letter (see below).
  2. Call to confirm resume and cover letter was received by Hiring Manager.
  3. Request to meet to discuss positions qualifications and requirements (hint: you have set your own interview appointment) Congratulations! Good Luck.
See Sample Covers For Newspaper Advertisements

 Sample #1

178 Green Street
New Haven, CT 06520
(203) 555-5555

December 22, 20--

Pat Cummings
District Supervisor
Any Corporation
1140 Main Street
Jacksonville, FL 32231

Dear Ms. Cummings:
In response to your advertisement for a Store Manager in the December 15 edition of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, I am forwarding my resume. As detailed below, my experience qualifies me for the position.
You require:
  Managerial experience
  Superior written and verbal skills
  Budget management abilities
I offer:
  Five years as senior manager in a chain bookstore with an annual volume in excess of $2 million. Ability to manage inventory, personnel, cash flow.
  Accreditation as a high school teacher. Recognition for “Where We’re At,” a lighthearted historical essay.
  At University Towers, decreased outstanding rents by $5,000. Reorganized Sturtevant’s retail promotions, effecting a 50 percent budget reduction.
May we discuss how I may contribute to your organization? I am available at your convenience to discuss employment opportunities, and the possibility of relocation.
Thank you for reviewing my credentials. I look forward to our initial conversation.


Chris Smith

Enc. Resume

Sample #2

Subj:      Job #45678
Dear Ms. Cummings:
This is in response to your posting for an Advertising Account Executive (Job #45678), which recently appeared at I am a seasoned advertising professional with more than eight years of experience in creative development, account supervision, and new account development and sales. Most recently, as the primary liaison between three key accounts and the creative team at a midsized advertising agency in Madison, Wisconsin, I have repeatedly demonstrated my ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline-sensitive environment. 

The details of my educational background and professional experience are spelled out in my resume which, per your request, I have pasted below. I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you personally to discuss my qualifications and how I might put them to work for your clients. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Chris Smith

178 Green Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 555-555

(Note: ASCII version of resume would be pasted here)

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