Monday, October 1, 2018

Retailers tout big hiring plans this holiday season, but workers will be hard to find

Many retailers have already announced plans to hire more seasonal workers this year than in 2017, but not all of those positions will likely be filled.

The labor market is tighter than ever. U.S. unemployment is at a record low of 3.9 percent, and companies are under pressure to raise wages, making it more difficult and expensive to keep talent, according to a new report.. . . more