Are you ready to Make a Move?
What is Make A Move?
At Worthy Retail U, our Make A Move 1-ON-1 and Group Coaching for Retail Leaders coaching platform is a safe space where retail leaders can express the good, the bad and the ugly about their current leadership role.
Here’s the harsh truth! - Retail workers are quitting at record rates!
Thirty-six percent of retail workers indicated that they were dissatisfied as compared to 29 percent of workers in other industries. In addition, only 42 percent of retail workers reported satisfaction with their jobs while 50 percent of workers in other industries reported that they were satisfied.
The top three reasons:
Poor Leadership – Poor retail leadership can be characterized by a lack of direction, vision, and decision-making skills. This can lead to a disorganized and ineffective retail operation, which can result in low employee morale, poor customer service, and financial difficulties.
No Path to Promotion – Retail leaders desire growth more than any other industry. If a company doesn’t provide a clear path for leadership and positional growth, high potential leaders will leave for other opportunities.
Pay – Pay is a primary concern of most workers, especially for those working in retail. Nearly 59 percent of retail workers indicated that they were dissatisfied with their pay and 51 percent of workers in all industries said they were dissatisfied with their pay.
Make a Move
At Worthy Retail U, our Make A Move 1-ON-1 and GROUP COACHING FOR RETAIL LEADERS coaching platform is a safe space with retail leaders can express the good, the bad and the ugly about their current leadership role. Our clients have found that our 26 years of retail experience is a vital part of understanding their journey. We help retail leaders cultivate a true self-perspective of your leadership quotient and coach you in areas of that need development.
Who This Program Is For?
This program is for mid- to upper-level retail managers who have gone through the process of either being a store manager, director, or vice president in their organization. They can be in the big box or specialty retail and are thinking of their current career based on where they are and where they want to be. The leaders have also had a lot of success because they got promoted, but they feel like their career has hit a pick, and they are either thinking about
However, they are not sure whether they have the capacity, or their company will allow them to go to the next level.
How The Program Works
Make A Move helps established retail leaders decode their current career situation, make calculated decisions, and develop the strategic action plan they need to successfully move UP in their company, ON to another, or OUT to create opportunities of their own.
This comprehensive and flexible program includes:
Download: The Genesis of Make A Move Strategy
The Make-A-Move strategy is a strategic approach to career advancement designed to help retail leaders understand where they are in their careers, where they want to be, and the actions they need to take to get there.
The strategy focuses on taking information from performance reviews, the feedback received, and experiences they have streamlined as evidence to help you get where they want to be in their career, whether they are looking to move UP, move ON or move OUT of their organization.
Decode: Gain A True, Current State
Like you, most retail leaders are analyzing where they are to figure out their true, current state to Make A Move that will help them thrive. And you should!
Here are some questions to examine your current state and identify whether it’s time to Make A Move.
If your answer is yes to any of these questions, it’s time to devise a strategy that will help you take your next right move.
Devise: Three Strategies to Make A Move
Make-A-Move strategy is based on three different strategies to make a move in your career: Moving UP in your company, moving ON to another company, and moving OUT to create opportunities of your own.
Step 1: Make A Move-UP
The idea of moving UP in your company is not just about understanding where you are, your communication, and how you lead people. It is also about understanding what will change when you move up to the next level and preparing to shift your mindset to align with your new role.
The Make A Move-UP strategy will help you:
There are a lot of things that happen in the background when moving up that need to happen for you to move up and succeed in a new role. It is not just about speaking up and saying that you want to move up. You have to make sure everything is aligned, and that is where Make A Move comes in handy.
Step 2: Make A Move ON
There are several variables that occur when you want to Move On to another company:
Make A Move-ON strategy is designed to help you identify your career needs and objectives based on where you currently are and where you want to be to make the next right step.
Step 3: Make A Move-OUT
When you make a move-out, you’re moving to new opportunities outside your current industry or something you want to do on your own. This can be for a number of reasons:
Make A Move takes into consideration all the aspects that come into play when moving OUT, including:
The goal of the Make A Move-Out strategy is to help you navigate, take the right moves and create the opportunities you want for yourself.
Your Next Step
If this seems overwhelming, don’t worry, it’s normal and common to feel this way. After all, there is much to consider when you’re looking to change your career at any point in time – especially in today’s fast-paced society.
Our Make A Move program is designed to help ease this process with an organized and systematic approach to leadership and career development. It follows common steps in helping retail leaders find their dream job and opportunities they want to create for themselves.