Beauty’s White Hot Jobs

According to specialized recruiting firm 24 Seven, beauty companies are bringing many functions once outsourced to external firms in-house, adding new positions to their staff. Companies are looking for hard-to-find, specialized talent as well as high-demand, digital-focused professionals. Here are some talent areas that are particularly hot right now.

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Bringing a Brand To Life Online

Chuck Rubin, President & CEO of Ulta, explains how digital can bring a beauty brand to life in a way that doesn’t occur in other more transactional industries.

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Blurring Beauty’s Distribution Lines

Chuck Rubin, President & CEO of Ulta Beauty, discusses Ulta’s focus on creating a beauty-focused environment (physical and online) that fosters longstanding relationships with brands and consumers alike.

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How Ulta Stands Apart From Its Peers

Chuck Rubin, President & CEO of Ulta Beauty, explains how Ulta’s customer-focused and nimbly innovative strategies set them apart from other beauty retailers.

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Curated For Cross Shopping

Chuck Rubin, President & CEO of Ulta Beauty, on how Ulta curates a selection of brands in order to help their consumer find what she wants today and will want tomorrow.

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Blurring Beauty's Distribution Lines

Chuck Rubin, President & CEO of Ulta Beauty, discusses Ulta’s focus on creating a beauty-focused environment (physical and online) that fosters longstanding relationships with brands and consumers alike.

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Deloitte: Good News for Department Stores

Despite the explosion of digital devices, the retail store is not going away any time soon and will remain the “core of the experience,” said a Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing 2012 study. However, a store may not be the final shopping destination, but “a piece in a larger, more connected customer experience,” leaving retailers to rethink their operating model. Additional retail trends from Deloitte LLC’s study include:

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Beauty Turnaround: The Next Korres

Following a successful run of growing Korres into a North American beauty darling—one that lured the likes of parent Johnson & Johnson—Robert DeBaker has been tapped again as CEO to overhaul prestige cosmetics firm, Becca. Charged with transforming the estimated $10 million Australian makeup brand, Bob spoke with Beauty Insider about using his leadership know-how to perhaps make beauty magic happen twice.

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