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Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

November 2, 2016 | 545 views

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

We’re excited to introduce a two-part series on recruiting during the holiday season. In this first part, we’ll focus exclusively on recruiting for seasonal employees.

If your business is one of the many that sees an uptick in business during the final quarter of the year, chances are you’re looking for a little extra manpower to help you make it through the holidays. And you’re not alone. Many businesses scope out temporary workers who want to make a little extra money during the holidays, so finding seasonal employees can be difficult.

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It’s Time to Think About Holiday Hiring NOW

September 24, 2014 | 1,128 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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10 Tips For Managing Summer Employees

July 16, 2014 | 1,217 views

10 Tips For Managing Summer Employees

10 Tips For Managing Summer Employees

Summer is here, which means, for many small businesses, it’s time to hire part-time seasonal staff or interns. Managing temporary seasonal help can be tough without a game plan, so let’s look at some best practices for managing summer employees.

 

1. Be Ready

Make sure you’re ready for summer employees to work by setting up a functional work station, email address, and passwords before their first day. Prepare to introduce them around the office and explain your company’s mission and vision, a particularly powerful motivating force if you’ve hired Millennials.

 

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