3 Helpful Tips To Ease Your Holiday Staffing Woes

BY Julia Ryder

05 Dec, 2017

3 Helpful Tips To Ease Your Holiday Staffing Woes

BY Julia Ryder

The holiday season is a joyful time of the year for many of us, especially when we have family, friends, shopping and great food to keep us busy! But if you’re a business owner, you probably are headed for your busiest time of the year. According to the National Retail Federation, 30 percent of a retailer’s annual sales can come in November and December. To help prepare, use these three helpful tips to get a head start on your holiday preparations.


1. Plan Ahead

It’s always important to stay organized. Before you hire seasonal workers, define your staffing needs. It may be helpful to:

  • Review the previous year
  • Set up new objectives
  • Create a calendar
  • Determine what kind of talent you need
  • Break down what needs to be done (i.e., hiring and training)
  • Prepare and schedule training sessions

2. Prevent Impulsive Hiring Decisions

Similar to past years, the seasonal job market tends to be flooded with applicants. Make sure you give yourself enough time to make your selection. If you wait until the last minute to recruit you may jump on a decision that will not benefit your company.

3. Provide a Competitive Pay

A successful job description should spark enough interest for candidates to want to interact with your company. But is this really enough? Don’t forget to include an attractive pay with your posting. Offering an above-average compensation is one of the most effective ways to lock down top talent and increase attendance.

Spend The Holidays With Jobble

If you know you’re going to be busy during the holidays, don’t wait until the last minute. Outsourcing for employees can be a great option, especially when you need access to a large pool of talent, fast. There’s no need to stress over finding the right talent all on your own, that’s why we’re here. Let Jobble takeover and alleviate some stress off of your employees. With minimal effort and time, you can hire a vetted staff with just a few taps of your phone. It really is that simple!
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