What Is World Market?

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Lots of people wonder if it is possible to start working for World Market and how they can do this. In this article, you will find out some helpful information on that, such as what World Market is, why it is popular, how much you can earn if you work for the Company and more.

What Is Word Market?

World Market is a chain of retail stores, selling a wide range of different goods, including furniture, curtains, rugs, apparel, gifts, craft beer, and more. It is headquartered in Alameda, California. The Company?s story began in 1958 when the very first store was opened in San Francisco by William Amthor who knew that local citizens loved imported discount retail products and decided to use this passion for the business.

Over several years, a small family business grew into a large company selling its goods in 35 states. Initially known as “Cost Plus,” in the 1990s, the company was renamed to Cost Plus World Market or just World Market. Today, it is a well-known business earning more than a hundred million per quarter, so it is no wonder that lots of people want to work there. There are many different positions available at the Company, but it is not that easy to be chosen because they have high standards and requirements.

What Are Job Positions Available?

The following are the World Market positions currently available. You can find the more detailed information on each of them on the official website of the Company in the ?Career? section.

Home Office jobs:

·Payroll Specialist (Stockton, CA);

·Summer Intern 2019 (Alameda, CA);

·Inventory Management (Analyst Alameda, CA);

·Business Systems Analyst (Alameda, CA);

·Executive Assistant (Alameda, CA);

·Associate Ecom Product Manager (Alameda, CA).

Distribution Center and Store positions

There are 1,024 positions that you can apply for. They are available in different states, and you need to choose yours to find out available options for you. Currently, the company has 572 part-time positions and 452 full-time positions. Regardless of the choice you want, you should know that the Company is looking for positive people who have a passion for what they do.

How Much Can You Earn if you work at World Market?

The average salary that you can earn if you work for the Company ranges from about $22,000 to $32,000 per year for Stocker and Stocking Associate accordingly. Average hourly pay ranges from around $8.24 to $10.29 per hour for Stocking Associate and Sales Associate respectively. You should note that these figures are approximate and if you are looking for exact numbers for a specific position, you should check them out with the Company.

What Do Employees Think of the Company?

On Indeed, you can check out 751 reviews on the Company that has a total rating of 3.7 out of 5. Before you apply for a specific position, it is recommended to check out what people are not happy about when working for the Company.  Generally, the rating is more than average, which is promising.

Who Can Start Working for the Company?

First of all, you should be at last 18 years old. The Company appreciates excellent customer service, so if you have some experience in the field, your chances of getting a position will be higher. However, you should also mind other requirements for a specific job that you can find on the official website of World Market.

Author: Tyler Booth

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