Who's Hiring This Season?
According to a recent CareerBuilder Seasonal Hiring Forecast surveying 2.400 employers, the top areas employers are recruiting holiday help include:
- Customer service – 31 percent
- Admin/Clerical – 17 percent
- Shipping and warehousing – 12 percent
- Hospitality – 10 percent
Employers reported they would also be hiring seasonal employees for inventory management, accounting/finance, non-retail sales, marketing, technology, and public relations. Forty percent of employers who are hiring seasonal workers in the fourth quarter this year said they will likely transition some into full-time permanent positions, up from 31 percent in 2009.
CareerBuilder has already seen a jump in companies posting seasonal positions and reports that the companies listed below are hiring 100 or more seasonal employees.
Industry: Office, office services
-- Ambius Jobs
Industry: Fashion retail
Location: New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas
-- H&M Jobs
Industry: Transportation and logistics
-- Ryder Jobs