From Cashier to CTO

How retail prepares workers for careers in tech
From Cashier to CTO

Developed in partnership with Emsi, From Cashier to CTO provides new research on how retail skills and background can help technology workers advance into managerial positions.

This report is the first in a series examining careers in retail and how foundational retail skills can help grow a career in a variety of industries. This paper focuses on retail and the technology industry, largely on the compatibility between front line retail roles and computer and technology positions.

 

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