seasonal employment

Best And Worst Seasonal Jobs

Best And Worst Seasonal Jobs

Seasonal jobs can be a good way for students to earn money while on break from their studies. But for many adults, including parents and retirees, temporary jobs are a reliable source of much-needed extra income during the holiday season. Seasonal job seekers will find it a bit easier this year than last... Read More »

Toys R Us To Add 45,000 Seasonal Hires

Toys R Us To Add 45,000 Seasonal Hires

Toys R Us Inc said it will hire 45,000 seasonal employees across the United States to cope with the upcoming holiday season. The toy store hired about 40,000 seasonal workers last year, roughly 15 percent of whom were kept on after the period ended. Read More »

Seasonal Hiring Gathered Steam In November

Seasonal Hiring Gathered Steam In November

U.S. consumers are spending more liberally this holiday season and retailers have taken notice, hiring more seasonal workers to help keep pace with demand, new analysis of November jobs data shows. Holiday retailer hiring surged last month by 423,500 jobs, the largest gain since 2007 when 465,400 workers... Read More »

Strong Holiday Sales Boost Online Ads, Hiring

Strong Holiday Sales Boost Online Ads, Hiring

Improved retail sales show that Americans are willing to spend this holiday season, despite the sluggish economy. Shoppers on Black Friday spent on average of $399, 10 percent more than last year, while online sales on Cyber Monday surged by a third. The holiday shopping spree not only bodes well for... Read More »

'Tis The Season For Temporary Workers [Infographic]

'Tis The Season For Temporary Workers [Infographic]

Each year the nation's retailers hang out the "Help Wanted" sign in anticipation of a pick up in sales driven by holiday purchases. Despite the languid recovery, this year is no exception. In October, considered the first month for holiday hiring, retailers added 141,500 jobs -- nearly on par with the number... Read More »

Ho Ho Ho? Why Seasonal Employment is A-OK

Ho Ho Ho? Why Seasonal Employment is A-OK

By Tony Morrison 'Tis the season to be... hired? It's already October and we all know what that means: leaves changing colors, daylight savings, and the beginning of back-to-back holidays. Whether you trick-or-treat, serve turkey, light the menorah, or chop down your own Christmas tree, there is a... Read More »

1 in 5 Americans Plans On Finding A Second Job For The Holidays

1 in 5 Americans Plans On Finding A Second Job For The Holidays

With December's holidays right around the corner, many Americans' minds are on shopping. A new poll finds, however, that a significant number of them will be taking on second jobs to help with holiday purchases because of the tough economy. More than a fifth of adults -- 21 percent -- said they plan to get a... Read More »

Amusement Park Hiring In Full Swing

Amusement Park Hiring In Full Swing

There might still be snow on the ground and a chill in the air, but amusement parks, theme parks and water parks across the country are gearing up to begin hiring for their summer season. Brandon Berg, Director of Human Resources at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari Water Park in Santa Claus, IN can almost... Read More »

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