The unemployed could have an opportunity in seasonal work

Marielle Segarra Nov 25, 2016
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Toys'R'Us workers wait for shoppers inside the store during early Black Friday events on November 24, 2016 in Paramus, New Jersey.   Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

The unemployed could have an opportunity in seasonal work

Marielle Segarra Nov 25, 2016
Toys'R'Us workers wait for shoppers inside the store during early Black Friday events on November 24, 2016 in Paramus, New Jersey.   Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
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Holiday season is upon us, and big retailers are staffing up. Problem is, a lot of people already have jobs, and unemployment has hovered near five percent all year. As companies compete for seasonal workers, there may be an opportunity for people who find it hardest to get jobs.

Editor’s note: The original headline for this audio content inaccurately described the employment status of potential seasonal workers. It has been corrected.

 

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