Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Report: Holiday hiring reflects online emphasis

As more retailers announce their seasonal hiring plans, filling omnichannel-supporting roles will be a priority.
“Challenger’s Seasonal Holiday Outlook” revealed that retail hiring this holiday season will remain unchanged from a year ago, staying steady at 738,800 positions available during the final three months of the year. Target and Kohl’s recently announced plans to add 70,000 and 69,000 positions respectively, which collectively will account for just shy of 20% of total hires. What’s notable, however, is where the jobs are available.. . . more

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