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My Note –

I accidentally found a place that’s hiring –


Saks Fifth Avenue creates rewarding opportunities all of its associates.

The corporate Merchandising Division is looking for “Assistant Buyers”.

Position Overview :

The Assistant Buyer is responsible for supporting and assisting the Buyer in achieving sales and profit objectives for a merchandise category or categories. This responsibility includes day-to-day operational and administrative functions to ensure smooth operations in the buying department.

Assistant Buyer      Job Code: 12

Division:     Saks Fifth Ave
Location:     New York, NY US
Travel Involved:     None/Not Specified
Job Type:     Full Time
Job Level:      Senior
Education:     BA, 4 year degree
Category:     Merchandising
Compensation:     Not Specified


You can apply online on this page.

(added to available jobs list – May 13, 2009)


[and this one – ]

Merchandise Assistant OFF 5th      Job Code: 1953

Division:     Saks Fifth Ave
Location:     New York, NY US
Travel Involved:     None/Not Specified
Job Type:     Full Time
Job Level:      Experienced
Education:     AA, 2 year degree
Category:     Clerical / Administrative
Compensation:     Not Specified

WE ARE SEEKING – Merchandise Assistants

Our buying office — is seeking a Merchandise Assistant. This person must have the ability to be the “super user” of the buying office systems and will be the “go to” person for the department for data entry and entry-level support to the buyers.

Input data on computer generate purchase orders
Frequently communicate with vendors concerning purchase orders, deliveries, and any anticipated problems.
Facilitates transfer of merchandise from store to store
Support sales personnel and store managers to answer merchandise related questions
Assist with the development of weekly sales report
Accurately input price changes in a timely and accurate manner
Completed payment requisition for merchandise invoices
Performs all administrative task that support the buying area

University of college degree preferred not required
Detail oriented
Good organizational and clerical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong computer skills
Sense of urgency
Ability to multi-task
Willingness to learn
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint


(added to available jobs list – May 13, 2009)


[And, a list of all the jobs currently available – ]



My Note –

And, then I happened upon a trade show going on right now that looks real interesting –

RECon 2009

May 17 – 20, 2009

Las Vegas Convention Center

RECon provides opportunities to showcase your company to the largest gathering of shopping center professionals in the world. Exhibiting opportunities are available to ICSC member and non-member companies.

Exhibitor’s Profile:
Shopping Center Owners/Developers, Retailers, Public Sector Companies, Brokers, Financial Institutions and any company providing a product/service to the shopping center industry will be participating in this event.


International Council of Shopping Centers
1221, Ave Of The Americas,
New York, United States Of America.
Tel: +(1)-(646)-7283800



International Council of Shopping Centers – ReCon Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 17 – 20

The Global Retail Real Estate Convention – (the place where malls are born)


Come visit our mall. This extraordinary deal making opportunity features 1,300+ of the world’s leading developers, retailers, brokers and financial institutions who come together once a year to meet, greet and conduct business. Encompassing over 1.5 million square feet (140,000 square meters) of exhibit space, it is estimated that over 25% of the industry’s transactions occur over this three day event.



[And, then I found this – ]


Now Casting:
<!—The Great American Beauty
—> Dating In The Dark
<!—Opportunity Knocks
—> <!—Here Come The Newlyweds 2
—> <!—High School Musical: Get in the Picture!
—> <!– Wanna Bet
–> Supernanny
Wife Swap
The Bachelor
The Bachelorette
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Shark Tank

Shark Tank

DO YOU HAVE THE NEXT GREAT MONEYMAKING IDEA? We are currently on the search for entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, dreamers, promoters, creators, innovators, etc. If you feel you have a lucrative business idea but just can’t seem to secure the financial backing to get it off the ground then Shark Tank is just the show for you. Each episode features aspiring entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to moguls in hopes of landing investment funds. Apply now for your chance to enter the “Shark Tank” and see if your idea survives.


By making an email submission, you acknowledge and agree that you are making a submission solely for purposes of being considered by Mark Burnett Productions, Inc., Sony Pictures Television, Inc., American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. and their respective affiliated or related entities (collectively “Shark Tank Entities”) to be a participant on “Shark Tank” and will not receive any compensation or credit for making a submission. BY MAKING AN EMAIL SUBMISSION, YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO THE ABC.COM TERMS OF USE . You understand that your email submission is not confidential nor submitted in confidence or trust and no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created by making an email submission. You understand that the Shark Tank Entities are diversified companies who may possess or come to possess information similar or identical to information contained in your email submission, and you agree that any such similarity or identity shall not give rise to any claim or entitlement, whether for compensation, credit or otherwise. By making an email submission, you hereby release the Shark Tank Entities and their respective directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and licensees from any and all claims relating to your email submission, including without limitation arising from the risk of misdirection or misdelivery of your email.




[My Note – it goes through all the shows listed describing what they are asking and explaining what is involved in applying. – read all entry forms carefully.]

Then, I popped over to their jobs link at ABC tele and found a note that there are no positions currently available – however, there are at Disney – which led to this –


All ABC Owned Television Stations Adventures by Disney Corporate Credit Unions Disney ABC Television Group Disney Consumer Products Disney Cruise Line Disney Interactive Media Group ESPN ESPN Zone Miramax The Walt Disney Studios Walt Disney Imagineering Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Look at all those goodies – but the way to do this is to go over to the page link above and try some search choices – there are probably a million people trying to get any of those jobs, but you never know. Resume is required.


Through the above Disney Companies Site  – this was listed May 13, 2009

Found this job is available – in Glendale, California

Senior Business Analyst

City Glendale
State CA
Position Type Full-time
Requisition ID 197069

DCP IT is a technology service provider to Disney Consumer Products, providing a full range of IT services, including:  application development, technology strategic planning, program and project management, business analysis, training, and infrastructure planning and support.

This individual will work closely with the finance business partners to understand their reporting needs and make innovative recommendations to enhance business processes.  They will need to have a global perspective, looking across all regions when developing solutions so as to ensure they meet the needs of the entire organization.   The Senior Business Analyst will ultimately be accountable for end to end reporting and process improvement as it relates to reporting within the financial world.  They will ensure IT processes are repeatable, recommending smart approaches to gather requirements and deliver projects while improving the overall business process.




Okay, to be honest, I was not looking for any of these things. I was looking for stores in Times Square which gave me a headache. Oh well.