With the holidays quickly approaching, major retailers are well into hiring additional seasonal workers to support the increased workload, adding a new set of stresses and security challenges in the coming months. The National Retail Federation has predicted retailers will hire between 640,000 and 690,000 seasonal workers this year. In line with that prediction, Target recently announced they are on track to hire more than 70,000 seasonal store employees this holiday season.
Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire 20% more seasonal workers for its U.S. warehouses this holiday season as some competitors have kept hiring steady.
(By Subrat Patnaik and Abhijith Ganapavaram, Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said it would hire more than 120,000 seasonal workers in the United States for the holiday season, 20 percent more than last year, highlighting the growing threa...