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Companies hiring thousands for the holidays

Don't Waste Your Money
Posted: 1:05 PM, Oct 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-25 20:05:48Z

Looking for some part time work, resume-building experience, or just want some extra money for the holidays?
    
Then you may want to know about nine major companies hiring thousands of workers from now through Christmas Day.

The National Retail Federation expects stores to hire almost 700,000 temporary workers over the next few weeks

Money Magazine has listed those hiring the most seasonal employees for 2016.

Click the links next  to the store's name to learn how to apply.

And don't forget shipping services:

Is Temp Work Worthwhile?

But from the "doesn't that stink" file, some downsides of being a temporary holiday worker.

Money says you won't get full time health benefits in most cases.

And it says seasonal work tends not to be glamorous: don't expect training for front line jobs, which might have you saying "doesn't that stink."

In other words, expect to do warehouse work, not driving the cool FedEx truck to someone's front door.

Despite the downsides, and lack of full time benefits, a seasonal job can lead to full time opportunities, and in the least is a resume builder.

So consider it if you are looking for holiday cash, and don't waste your money.

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