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... Continue Reading

  • 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. Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • '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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading