The holiday season is upon us and that means major retailers are starting to ramp up their seasonal hiring. The National Retail Federation projects retailers across the country will be bringing on anywhere from 720,000 and 780,000 temporary workers this season. Some facts to consider for those looking for opportunities this season:Retailers do between 20% to 40% of their annual sales in November and December, which is why they need to bring in more workers; The National Retail Federation (NRF) is projecting a 3.9% increase in retail sales this season, which means more people will be shopping; Shop.org is projecting e-commerce sales will be up between 13 - 15% from last year, which translates to a need for call center jobs.Although the hiring numbers sound impressive, getting in on the temp game won't be easy. The latest hiring report from Challenger, Gray, & Christmas points out that those hoping to take advantage of seasonal hiring should act soon because "just as the holiday ads and ...
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