Who says it is all doom and gloom and no good news?

Published:  11 May, 2012

Are you an experienced shoe fitter but have not qualified as a member of The Society of Shoe Fitters?† What a pity, because we are always looking to promote staff and shops that do the job well and our members are well respected.† There has never been a better time to join us - you need every possible achievement to retain your customers and your staff in these tough times and with overwhelming competition.

As you know we run our courses primarily for new shops and those wanting to learn more, and we have also offered an Entrance Examination for experienced shoe fitters with more than 5 years experience to allow them to gain our membership qualification.†

Now we are offering an alternative form of entry - The Entrance Application.† This is newly available from our website as a download - without obligation.† Bearing in mind the recession is biting and calls from the public asking for help is increasing, it would be good to boost our membership in certain parts of the country.

Membership of the organisation is purely by qualification and experienced staff have been unaware that we offer an Examination. Unfortunately the majority of shops employ staff who are retail sales assistants and not shoe fitters and therefore it would be nice to give their self esteem a lift, and give them the opportunity to qualify for membership of the organisation.† The Application has been designed to specifically target shoe fitters based on their past experience and career history/CV as well as their day to day shoe fitting ethic.†

Most importantly, bearing in mind the recession is biting the small indies, we are offering a Special Price of £50 per entry if completed within 2012!† Can't be bad eh?† What better time for employers to invest in their staff - particularly when it wont cost them a fortune!

A 'Not-for-Profit' Organisation Serving the
Footwear Trade & Public since 1959
Laura West F.S.S.F.,
The Society of Shoe Fitters,
c/o The Anchorage,
28 Admirals Walk,
Norfolk.†† NR9 4JL.
Work Tel. 01953-851171

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