Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tackling Absenteeism: The Golden Formula

Absenteeism is a chronic problem. The annual economic cost of working-age ill health was reported at over £100 billion. Excessive absenteeism leads to reduced productivity, high cost replacement workers, excess staffing, escalating financial costs and poor customer service. Although such costs can cripple a business, managers are simply not properly trained to effectively manage absence. […]

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Beyond a Temporary Fix: Make Your Winter Seasonal Job Last

With hundreds of thousands of seasonal retail job openings up for grabs, chances are looking good for job seekers in the market for temporary work.  Some people looking for winter seasonal jobs simply want some extra income and the opportunity to add some new skills to their resume.  But many job seekers filling these seasonal […]

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Retail Customer Service Jobs: Create a Winning Job Description

With holiday shopping season already here, many retail companies are hustling to fill seasonal, as well as permanent, job openings.  While finding candidates to fill these jobs may be a struggle, it is still always worth putting in the extra effort to find the right talent.  This is because your company’s bottom line is greatly […]

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Top Companies Hiring for Winter Seasonal Jobs in 2016

There is no doubt about it: 2016 is shaping up to be a great year for winter seasonal jobs.  Chicago-based outplacement and career transitioning firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas recently reported that retailers are looking to hire approximately 700,000 seasonal workers overall this holiday season.  While many of these seasonal jobs are in-store retail customer […]

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