By: John Rossheim
For employers who expect surges in business this winter -- whether it’s holiday retail hiring, winter travel and recreation or year-end accounting -- now is the time to plan winter seasonal staffing. And to start executing on that plan.
“With ever-improving market conditions in 2016 and opportunities available for candidates, scrambling at the last minute will obviously create issues,” says Dave Benjamin, finance and accounting manager at Addison Group in Austin, Texas.
Your early investment in seasonal staffing will pay big dividends in the form of satisfied customers who are more likely to come back to you for winter 2017. Here are staffing gurus’ best ideas for recruiting and hiring the best seasonal help.