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Holiday Hiring – Preparing for the Retail Rush

Posted by HRdownloads on Oct 20, 2016 2:11:00 PM

Everyone who has worked in retail knows that the end-of-year holiday shopping rush is always a hectic time. Due to a phenomenon known as the “Golden Quarter” in the United Kingdom and “Christmas creep” elsewhere, retailers begin their transition into holiday mode months ahead of the holiday season. This means that long before many consumers shop till they drop, holiday merchandise begins appearing on store shelves, in-store music turns to festive carols, and human resource professionals in stores across Canada scramble to prepare for the chaos that the holiday season brings.

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Topics: Recruitment, Retail, Holiday, HR Management

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