Consider a Future in the Home Furnishings Industry
The trend today is home design. You see it in the media and you might have said to yourself “that’s a great job”. You’re right, it is. Take advantage of an industry hungry for your fashion flair. Employ your sense of design to create beautiful, practical and functional living and working spaces.
There are many areas in home furnishings to explore: retail sales, manufacturing, human resources, financial management, advertising and marketing, graphic design, IT operations, buying, merchandising, interior design and more.
Use your vision to create, market or sell beautiful home furnishings and hone your management skills to effectively lead a team of talented craftspeople or professional salespeople in this exciting industry. Many retail home furnishings companies offer excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life and vision as well as a variety of retirement plans and paid vacation. Other benefits may include discounts on furniture purchases, commission, spiffs and bonus opportunities.
There’s no doubt that the Home Furnishings Industry has plenty of opportunity for you. Best of all, you’ll have an opportunity to work with some of the best designers in the world, including those who crossover from other industries like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan (DKNY), Martha Stewart and Kathy Ireland, to name a few.
Whether your interest is in interior design, information technology, financial management or retail sales, there is a place for you with room to grow. If you enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment and financial rewards, then home furnishings may be the right career for you.
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