Hoping to earn some extra cash this holiday season? Good news for you – each year as we approach Black Friday and Holiday shopping, the demand for seasonal temporary workers increases. Employers start posting seasonal jobs for the winter in late August or early September and continue through the start of December. But according to Snagajob, 94% of seasonal jobs will be filled by the end of November. With a month left to grab your seasonal job in Delaware, here are some places to look:
- Amazon Warehouse Job: Amazon is all over the news for creating 100,000 seasonal jobs this year, an increase from the seasonal 80,000 jobs they created last year. They are really gearing up for online shopping for the holidays and need support in their distribution centers. The fulfillment centers in Delaware (Middletown and New Castle) are among those that need help this year. According to Delawareonline, an Amazon spokesperson declined to say exactly how many temporary jobs will be available in Delaware this year, “except to say they will number in ‘the thousands’.” To apply for an Amazon Warehouse job, click here.
- Local staffing agencies are filling temp jobs year round — take a look at Placers contract jobs here or send your resume to resumes (at) myplacers.com.
- While Amazon is gearing up for online shopping for Cyber Monday and the Holidays, retailers are preparing for Black Friday and the increased foot traffic they receive each holiday season. Among the retailers seeking seasonal employees are, Best Buy with 28 seasonal openings in Delaware, Macy’s with 24 Delaware seasonal jobs and Target, with 15 seasonal postings.
- Still looking? Search on sites like Indeed, CareerBuilder, Monster, Snagajob and Craigslist. Be sure to narrow your search by location for jobs in Delaware and either use the keyword ‘seasonal’ or select ‘temp’, “seasonal” or “contract” under type of job.