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Friday, October 14, 2016
8 Tips for Retailers When Dealing with the Holiday Labor Shortage
With unemployment rates dropping and retail wages rising, small retailers who need seasonal holiday employees are facing stiff competition from big retailers this year, Monster.com (NYSE:MWW) reports. Adding to the crunch, since Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, more consumers are projected to head to brick-and-mortar stores for last-minute gifts since they won’t be able to get products shipped fast enough. That means more customers and potentially less help.
How can your business successfully compete for retail employees at this critical time of year? First tip: Start hiring now. Here are seven more.