Now Is the Time to Apply for Holiday Employment

Now Is the Time to Apply for Holiday Employment

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Paul A. Greenberg

Here is some good news about the job market: One of the nation's leading department store chains announced last week it will hire 78,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, up four percent from the number it hired last year. Hopefully, other stores, services and businesses will show similar optimism about the 2011 season and follow suit.

If you consider a temporary or part-time job during the holiday season, right now is the time to begin applying for those jobs. Waiting even a few weeks might significantly decrease the odds of finding a holiday position...

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