Seasonal Hiring Booming: Retailers Hiring Holiday Help Now
As the holiday grows nearer, more retailers continue to announce hiring plans to fill seasonal jobs. And this year the U.S. could see the most robust hiring its seen in five years, according to a poll of 1,000 hiring managers by Snagajob (via CBS MoneyWatch).
Meanwhile, an annual report from the National Retail Federation projects 585,000 and 625,000 temporary retail workers will be hired this holiday season -- about on par, the group says, with the 607,000 hired last year. Including those who work in shipping and other industries, total seasonal hiring is expected to reach 700,000.
If you're in the market for a seasonal job, check out the gallery below to see who's hiring this holiday season.
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David Schepp has spent more than a dozen years covering business news for the electronic and print media, including Dow Jones Newswires, BBC News, Gannett Co., and most recently at AOL's DailyFinance. Nearly 10 years ago, he started writing a weekly People@Work column, looking in depth at issues facing workers in today's workplace. The syndicated column appeared in newspapers and websites nationwide before it made its debut on DailyFinance in 2010. Schepp now continues that tradition at Aol Jobs, covering the jobs beat and providing readers insight and analysis into the nation's challenging employment scene.
Schepp holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Metropolitan State College of Denver.
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