First tip is, have you worked in your industry? It’s very important to walk the walk and talk the talk. I have been in retail all my life– … Read more
Shelle Orlansky has emerged as one of the country’s top executive recruiters specializing in the retail industry. She has worked in the retail industry for over 20 years starting out in high school as a salesperson at Fashion Conspiracy. Later, as a manager at Neiman Marcus, she worked with an upscale clientele and learned how to work with merchandising and upper management. As a buyer at Ballerina Boutique/Allez stores she contributed to their growth in opening 30 stores. In 1989, Orlansky started her own business in California's San Diego County called Here Comes the Bride. The business as well as the clientele is still there today. Ten years later, Orlansky launched a retail division for a boutique executive search firm. In 2008 she founded Retail Top Talent to serve her client companies and connect with the top talent in the business. The executive search firm is dedicated to placing top level retail executives with some of the most prestigious organizations in the country. She's worked with customers, employees, owners and companies and worked her way up in the retail trenches. Her extensive background in retail, in merchandising, and operations gives Retail Top Talent an in-depth understanding of what companies look for in candidates and what those candidates look for in future employers.