CAREERS

at Tradehome Shoes

CAREERS

at Tradehome Shoes

Why Tradehome?




Like Family

Tradehome feels like a family run company. We take care of our
employees


Benefits

We promote from within based on performance, and offer a comprehensive benefits package.


Financial Stability

Our minimum manager salary is $915/week or $47,580 annually




ESOP

Tradehome Shoes is 100% Employee Owned and Operated (ESOP)


Trustworthy

We have been in business, servicing families since 1921.


Independence

Managers are responsible for the entire store’s operation: selling, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, etc.



Like Family

Tradehome feels like a family run company. We take care of our
employees


Benefits

We promote from within based on performance, and offer a comprehensive benefits package.


Financial Stability

Our minimum manager salary is $915/week or $47,580 annually



ESOP

Tradehome Shoes is 100% Employee Owned and Operated (ESOP)


Trustworthy

We have been in business, servicing families since 1921.


Independence

Managers are responsible for the entire store’s operation: selling, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, etc.


Why Tradehome?




Like Family

Tradehome feels like a family run company. We take care of our
employees


Benefits

We promote from within based on performance, and offer a comprehensive benefits package.


Financial Stability

Our minimum manager salary is $915/week or $47,580 annually




ESOP

Tradehome Shoes is 100% Employee Owned and Operated (ESOP)


Trustworthy

We have been in business, servicing families since 1921.


Independence

Managers are responsible for the entire store’s operation: selling, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, etc.


We’re looking for positive, energetic people


Here at Tradehome, we want someone with a desire to build a career, and one day lead a team with us. Here are a few things we look for when accepting applicants.


A proven record of providing outstanding customer service


Experience selling or an eagerness to be in sales


The ability to connect with customers


The ability to resolve complex issues


Effective communication and listening skills


Strong multi-tasking and time management skills


A strong work ethic and reliability


Team oriented and motivated

What makes Tradehome different than other companies?


Tradehome Shoes is a privately held, employee-owned company, and in some ways, feels like a family run business. All current leaders of Tradehome have worked their way up from entry-level positions within the organization. Our leadership knows what management experiences go into running our stores, and understands all the facets of store management. We promote from within on a performance basis, not seniority, allowing us to stay ahead of the competition and retain the best personnel available. We can proudly say that we have some of the longest tenured managers in the retail industry, with a few being with us for over 30 years.

What makes Tradehome different than other companies?

Tradehome Shoes is a privately held, employee-owned company, and in some ways, feels like a family run business. All current leaders of Tradehome have worked their way up from entry-level positions within the organization. Our leadership knows what management experiences go into running our stores, and understands all the facets of store management. We promote from within on a performance basis, not seniority, allowing us to stay ahead of the competition and retain the best personnel available. We can proudly say that we have some of the longest tenured managers in the retail industry, with a few being with us for over 30 years.

What makes Tradehome different than other companies?

Tradehome Shoes is a privately held, employee-owned company, and in some ways, feels like a family run business. All current leaders of Tradehome have worked their way up from entry-level positions within the organization. Our leadership knows what management experiences go into running our stores, and understands all the facets of store management. We promote from within on a performance basis, not seniority, allowing us to stay ahead of the competition and retain the best personnel available. We can proudly say that we have some of the longest tenured managers in the retail industry, with a few being with us for over 30 years.

Management

As a Tradehome manager, you will feel like you are running your own business. Managers are responsible for the entire store’s operation: selling, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, and other areas involved in running a business. Tradehome will give guideance to the manager, but the majority of decisions come directly from the manager. A manager’s success or failure depends mostly on the following areas:

1

Sales ability and sales volume

2

Ability to hire and train quality people

3

Ability to motivate staff

4

Organizational skills



1

Sales ability and sales volume

2

Ability to hire and train quality people

3

Ability to motivate staff

4

Organizational skills

1

Sales ability and sales volume


2

Ability to hire and train quality people

3

Ability to motivate staff


4

Organizational skills


Mangers are evaluated on the above areas and all promotions are based on performance, not seniority.

How do I become a manager?

How do I become a manager?


Tradehome’s Management Development Program is an intense, hands on training program that teaches individuals management skills, sales skills, and operational skills. This period averages 12-24 months during which assistant managers work in store to gain experience and training by some of our top managers. The training time depends on the progress and performance of the individual. Tradehome does not promote based on seniority, but based on job performance. Assistant managers are required to relocate at the end of their training program in order to become a manager of their own store.




Growth


Tradehome will continue growing as we add more and more stores each year. We maintain progress in our expansion into new states, and add more locations in our current states.
Tradehome will further seek out locations based upon profitability and personnel.

How do I become a manager?

Tradehome’s Management Development Program is an intense, hands on training program that teaches individuals management skills, sales skills, and operational skills.

This period averages 12-24 months during which assistant managers work in store to gain experience and training by some of our top managers.

The training time depends on the progress and performance of the individual.

Tradehome does not promote based on seniority, but based on job performance.

Assistant managers are required to relocate at the end of their training program in order to become a manager of their own store.


Tradehome’s Management Development Program is an intense, hands on training program that teaches individuals management skills, sales skills, and operational skills. This period averages 12-24 months during which assistant managers work in store to gain experience and training by some of our top managers. The training time depends on the progress and performance of the individual. Tradehome does not promote based on seniority, but based on job performance. Assistant managers are required to relocate at the end of their training program in order to become a manager of their own store.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)


Tradehome relies on the sweat equity, ideas and time of our employees. The ESOP rewards employees for their contributions to the success of Tradehome. According to the National Center for Employee Ownership, ESOP balances were three to five times higher on aver than 401(k) plans. The ESOP allows employees to benefit from increases in Tradehome’s value. Employees that understand that link work harder, which serves to increase Tradehome’s value, ultimately earning that reward back.

Growth


Tradehome will continue growing as we add more and more stores each year. We maintain progress in our expansion into new states, and add more locations in our current states.
Tradehome will further seek out locations based upon profitability and personnel.

Growth


Tradehome will continue growing as we add more and more stores each year. We maintain progress in our expansion into new states, and add more locations in our current states.
Tradehome will further seek out locations based upon profitability and personnel.

Profit Sharing

Tradehome’s profit sharing plan began in 1955, and it has had company contributions every year since. Tradehome offers their employees a very strong retirement program managed by Mairs and Powers Investment Company. Many magazines, such as Barrons, Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Consumer Reports have featured articles while Morningstar.com awarded a 5-star rating.
Tradhome Profit Sharing has grown to over $26,000,000 with all contributions coming from ownership.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Tradehome relies on the sweat equity, ideas and time of our employees.

The ESOP rewards employees for their contributions to the success of Tradehome.

According to the National Center for Employee Ownership, ESOP balances were three to five times higher on aver than 401(k) plans.

The ESOP allows employees to benefit from increases in Tradehome’s value.

Employees that understand that link work harder, which serves to increase Tradehome’s value, ultimately earning that reward back.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)


Tradehome relies on the sweat equity, ideas and time of our employees. The ESOP rewards employees for their contributions to the success of Tradehome. According to the National Center for Employee Ownership, ESOP balances were three to five times higher on aver than 401(k) plans. The ESOP allows employees to benefit from increases in Tradehome’s value. Employees that understand that link work harder, which serves to increase Tradehome’s value, ultimately earning that reward back.

Profit Sharing


Tradehome’s profit sharing plan began in 1955, and it has had company contributions every year since. Tradehome offers their employees a very strong retirement program managed by Mairs and Powers Investment Company. Many magazines, such as Barrons, Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Consumer Reports have featured articles while Morningstar.com awarded a 5-star rating.
Tradehome Profit Sharing has grown to over $26,000,000 with all contributions coming from ownership.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Tradehome relies on the sweat equity, ideas and time of our employees. The ESOP rewards employees for their contributions to the success of Tradehome. According to the National Center for Employee Ownership, ESOP balances were three to five times higher on aver than 401(k) plans. The ESOP allows employees to benefit from increases in Tradehome’s value. Employees that understand that link work harder, which serves to increase Tradehome’s value, ultimately earning that reward back.

Profit Sharing

Tradehome’s profit sharing plan began in 1955, and it has had company contributions every year since. Tradehome offers their employees a very strong retirement program managed by Mairs and Powers Investment Company. Many magazines, such as Barrons, Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Consumer Reports have featured articles while Morningstar.com awarded a 5-star rating.
Tradhome Profit Sharing has grown to over $26,000,000 with all contributions coming from ownership.