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Seasonal hiring up 42% during 2009

Retailers added 547,400 seasonal workers between October and December, or a 42 percent improvement over 2008 when holiday hiring fell to a 22-year low, according to employment data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, analysts at Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. determined that after weak hiring in October, retailers picked up the… Continue Reading Seasonal hiring up 42% during 2009