Temporary holiday help is critical in small business. You cannot afford a bad hire, even in the short term!
Kay Bell asked my opinion on a holiday hiring for an article for NFIB. She also collected some great tips from workforce development specialist Jacquelyn P. Robinson.
The tips break down into six areas:
- Start looking now
- Hire as if it were permanent
- Look for jolly workers
- Train, and do so creatively
- Keep everyone happy
- Go beyond the holidays
You can read all the tips in Six Holiday Hiring Tips.
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