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Where to Find Top Talent for the Holidays

November 4, 2015 | 814 views

Where to Find Top Talent for the Holidays

Where to Find Top Talent for the Holidays

This time of year, it’s a hiring race. Applicants put in their applications for seasonal positions and businesses strive to find the top talent to fill their schedule. During this chaos and confusion, it is difficult to know whether you’re hiring the best people for the role, or if you’re hiring in haste to get more workers into your stores.

 

As holiday sales start to surge, here are a few tips to help you find the best employees to fill the holes in your schedule.

 

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Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

October 22, 2014 | 1,080 views

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

If you’re bringing extra help on board for the Christmas busy season, you need a strategy. Planning out your hiring needs early will make training and onboarding easier, and make the holidays less stressful.

 

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Use your typical hiring channels — be that job board, recruiter, or just a Help Wanted sign — to start attracting help for the holidays. Be clear that you’re hiring on a temporary basis so potential employees know what to expect. Also make it clear what days new hires will be required to work, as many people want time off during the holidays — just when you need them most.

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It’s Time to Think About Holiday Hiring NOW

September 24, 2014 | 1,125 views

It's Time to Think About Holiday Hiring NOW

It's Time to Think About Holiday Hiring NOW

The fourth quarter always seems so far away…until it’s right upon us. While it’s just September, it’s actually time to get a game plan in place on how you’ll amp up your staff to handle the holiday shopping season.

 

Step 1: Look at Last Year’s Numbers

While no two years are ever identical when it comes to the flow of business during the Christmas season, last year can give you an idea of what you should plan for. (If you’re not keeping detailed info on how many temporary hires you brought on during the last months of the year, start doing so this year to help you in future years.)

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