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SUPERIOR - As the holiday season kicks off, it might be a good time to find a job. Retailors locally and nationwide are looking to hire seasonal workers to help holiday shoppers.
As hot-ticket items hit the stores this holiday season, retailers will need more workers on the floors and stocking shelves.
"Just to try to bring in new talent for the busy holidays since it the busiest time of our year,” Target Executive Team Leader Tara Posterick said.
Nationwide, experts believe businesses will be adding more than half a million seasonal jobs this time around to help handle all the extra holiday shoppers.
"We want to help every customer that comes into the store,” Best Buy Mobile Manager Emily Mathiason said. “Obviously there's always more customers than employees and we do our best to help out."
While finding experienced retail employees is great, store managers tell us a positive attitude can also help somebody get hired for a seasonal position.
"We have a really fast and fun and friendly culture here and we just look for people that are going to fit really well into that with us," said Posterick.
"The days go by extremely fast and anyone that is energetic and willing to help customers is who we are looking for," said Mathiason.
For some retailers the extra help is needed most on Black Friday.
"Very crazy, very chaotic for the most part," said Posterick.
Shoppers camp out and some even eat Thanksgiving dinner in the parking lot for a good deal.
"The lines are so long it takes 20 minutes just to get all the customers inside the store," said Mathiason.
Employees say if you want to keep your job after the holiday come to work with a positive attitude, energetic and willing to help.
"Our holiday help that comes in we do keep a large chunk of them at the end of the holidays," said Mathiason.
“Be responsible for your shifts, so attendance is always a key in everything we do," said Posterick.
Target says they will hire 80,000 to 90,000 seasonal workers across the country.