BBB Tips: Apply wisely for holiday season jobs
With retailers and shippers planning to hire the most seasonal employees in several years this holiday season, job seekers should polish up their resumes, research potential employers and apply right away. While holiday jobs are usually temporary, many retailers end up hiring some holiday workers permanently.
Major retailers like Walmart, Target and Macy’s and shipping companies like UPS are all planning to hire seasonal workers this year. According to a Challenger Gray analysis of federal jobs data, retailers are predicted to hire more than 700,000 seasonal workers this year, the most since 2015.
Job hunters should consider the following advice this holiday season: