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Retailers are struggling to attract seasonal workers for what experts anticipate will be a 'tough holiday season'

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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As retailers prepare for what will prove to be a turbulent holiday shopping season, some are finding difficulty recruiting seasonal workers due to fears surrounding the coronavirus.
According to a recent survey of 50 major retailers conducted by the global consulting firm Korn Ferry, 47% say they are struggling to hire for the holiday season, citing pandemic-related safety concerns and a hesitation by Americans to work in brick-and-mortar retail.
"The effects of last spring's shutdown due to the pandemic are still impacting many retailers, as they laid off employees...
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