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Posted October 29, 2013 by

Agenda for #truCollegeRecruiter Dallas Recruiting Conference on 12/13/2013

truCollegeRecruiter logoIn partnership with our friends at Globaltru, CollegeRecruiter.com is excited about the seventh recruiting conference it has organized for hiring managers, corporate recruiters, and other human resource professionals. This #truCollegeRecruiter conference will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the JCPenney headquarters in Dallas, Texas. We’ll also be in New York City on Monday, December 9th and Atlanta on Wednesday, December 11th. Join us!

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Posted November 05, 2012 by

Retailers Add Additional 130,000 Jobs for Holidays

While several large retailers have announced large-scale holiday hiring plans, employment gains in the retail sector last month were virtually unchanged from a year ago, according to an analysis of the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

The 130,100 retail job gains last month were only slightly more than the 128,900 retail jobs added in October 2011.  The first month of holiday hiring both this year and last were down significantly from the 149,800 retail jobs created in October 2010.

While 2011 started slowly, retailers added another 531,300 workers in November and December for a total of 660,200 seasonal employment gains, the highest level since 2007.  In 2008 — the worst holiday-hiring season in 22 years — retailers added only 38,600 seasonal workers in October and only 324,000 total workers during entire holiday season of October through December.   (more…)