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Fridays in the Lab: Holiday Hiring

Posted by Erin Borgerson on October 11, 2013

It's not quite time to deck the halls, but many companies have already begun hiring seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. Amazon recently announced that they will be hiring 70,000 temporary, full-time employees to help out with the "busy season." Coming in the wake of the government shut down, Amazon's announcement brings hope to those looking for an additional income this holiday season. 

As the video below discusses, many other companies have also announced plans to begin hiring seasonal employees. While hiring isn't expect to surpass last year's numbers, it's still a good sign to see hiring getting back on track.

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Fridays in the Lab, How to Hire

Erin Borgerson

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Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.