Nov 28, 2016 07:16 AM EST

Seasonal Jobs Expected To Hit Higher Records In 2016, According to Purdue Expert

By vicmariki

Christmas being a few weeks away, people are in the mood for holiday shopping. It is common for wholesale and merchandise stores to hire workers to help them serve their customers.

According to Wlfi, The big warehouses or distribution centers are always busy during the holidays and festive seasons this increases the demand of seasonal workers. Seasonal hires for holiday shopping this year started in November and are expected to last to 2nd week of January as there is a huge demand for the workers.

Richard Feinberg, Purdue, expert depicted on the importance of good customer care in competition. He said that it is clearly known that in order to compete with other stores they ought to have workers who will give a helping hand to the customers since sale is not only about the products but the workers attention and basic information about the products to the customers.

As reported by Keloland, Feinber, stated numerals for both retail and distribution jobs that are expected to set a record. The 2016 seasonal hires are expected to be comparably the highest degree of seasonal hiring in the last 20 years with about seven hundred and seventy thousand expected hires, which would be above the previous levels of two hundred and seventy-five thousand in 2008. 

He said that there is no known exact amount of money the workers will earn but he is confident that hourly wages are above the minimum wage for retail workers and distribution jobs offer much more.

He insisted that individuals who wanted fascinating jobs to should visit FedEx and see what jobs they have that could be suitable for them. He further said that there are night shifts where the employees are paid well and explicitly stated that there was a huge possibility of the seasonal jobs to turn into a permanent employment for individuals.

Moreover Feinberg depicted that the merchandise positions are tempting due to the discounts the employees get from the stores though presently the distribution workers are expected to gain more.

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