It’s no secret that attrition rates in the retail industry are significantly higher than those in almost every other industry. It’s a struggle that retailers have been working to overcome for years. With the average cost of hiring now reporting at more than $4,000 per hire, it is becoming increasingly difficult for retailers to maintain these high turnover rates and still remain profitable.
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Seasonal employees are a vital component of many retail businesses that struggle to meet temporary upticks in operational demand, if the normal staff is ill-equipped to handle the increased workload.
Seasonal or temporary hiring, as such, should be approached with a few considerations in mind. First and foremost, let there be no discrepancies about the duration of the employment opportunity being offered. In many cases, short-term employment will be the mutual desire of the candidate and company.