How to Hire a Store Clerk

Does your growing business need a store clerk? Store Clerks can you help your company increase sales and revenue.

Here are some tips to help you find great store clerk candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $11.00 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$19.25 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Store Clerk?

A great store clerk hire can help your business increase its sales by helping customers find products and providing excellent service. They will ensure that the customer has a great experience in the store and create a great environment.

• Increase customer satisfaction
• Develop company culture
• Work with other stores

Skills to look for in a great Store Clerk

A great store clerk candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Work with the register
• Pay attention to possible shoplifters
• Basic Math Skills
• Listen to customers
• Time management skills
• Great attitude

Writing a Store Clerk job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified store clerk candidates. A great store clerk job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for store clerk jobs, such as:

• Store Associate
• Convenience Store Clerk
• Cashier

Interviewing Store Clerk candidates

Strong candidates for store clerk positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Ability to use a register
• How to handle customer interactions
• How to deal with shoplifting

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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