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Holiday Hiring 2019 Checklist

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Hire the best seasonal workers with this easy-to-use checklist. Print it off, share with your team and get to it! Some retailers begin planning for the holiday season as early as June! Be sure you have a plan in place to make this year a successful holiday season. Review last year's schedules and performance data to see where you need the most seasonal hires Figure out your budget, decide where you want to post your jobs and what partners you want to work with Have a backup plan—unfilled shifts are at an all-time high during the holiday season, so consider gig workers to help fill in the gaps STEP 1 Have a plan Launch a geo-specific campaign that uses sponsored postings and email blasts to get more eyes on your open positions Write a job description with the detail applicants actually want—include pay, hours and benefits Cast a wider net and increase app flow by sharing job postings through email and social media 90% of job seekers use a smartphone to find work, so be sure your postings are mobile-friendly STEP 2 Start posting now Recruiting Specialists can screen over the phone first so you only sit down with the best Screen for the most qualified applicants before you schedule interviews Confirm interview times with candidates and be ready with alternate dates, just in case Ask questions about availability throughout the interview to determine if the candidate is a right fit for a seasonal role STEP 3 Own the interview 93% of employers plan to keep seasonal hires after the holidays Discuss post-seasonal plans, especially if you're hoping to fill permanent roles for the rest of the year Survey employees for honest feedback on what's working and what isn't Record correct contact info so you can reach great workers about future seasonal opportunities STEP 4 Hold on to the good ones Get started on your holiday hiring with Snagajob today! Your 2019 Checklist Holiday Hiring

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