Why This Is the Best Year to Work Holiday Retail

Why This Is the Best Year to Work Holiday Retail

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For holiday job-seekers, Christmas is coming early this year. With a national unemployment rate of 4.2 percent, experts are predicting a hot job market for seasonal hiring, and holiday part-timers might score the biggest bonus of all once the seasonal frenzy wraps up: A permanent gig.

“We do see a growing percentage of employers keeping workers on and using holiday hiring as a way to evaluate workers that they then keep on,” said Peter Harrison, CEO of Snagajob.




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This season, experts are predicting a hot market for holiday hiring, and part-timers might score the biggest bonus of all: A permanent gig.