Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Argos in hunt for 15,000 Christmas staff

Published: 30 September 2008
Argos has announced it has begun the search for thousands of extra staff to man its 700-plus branches over the Christmas period.
Argos in hunt for 15,000 Christmas staff
Through its 'Enjoy a richer Christmas' recruitment campaign the retailer is hoping to find 15,000 temporary members of staff to plug the gaps in its festive rotas.

Generally the positions last until Christmas Eve, but says Argos HR director Andrew Bush, a large proportion of temporary staff are retained long after Christmas, and there are around 1,000 who return each year for the peak Christmas retail period.

The reason for the mass recruitment drive is simple - demand. Argos md Sara Weller said "at our busiest we can experience a threefold increase in the number of customers coming into our stores, so it's vital that we continue to give them exceptional service, especially as it can be a stressful time of year for shoppers."

Comments

Published prior to March 2014
By beckie mcarthur
How do I go about getting and job in one of you stores in birmingham?

(Your email address will not be published)
9 + 6 =  
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

Latest reader comments

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

John Hart
After applying for a green homes how long will it take for a decision? thanks...

re: SX Rainproof Exterior Caulk

Wally
I need the exterior sx rain resistant caulk! Can't get it anywhere so please help! How can I order it? Need it yesterday...

re: BCT can replicate any material in a ceramic tile

Christina Tiritanou
Not sure if you can help as I require a tile which has the measurements of 6”x 6”? Thank you....

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

colin thompson
SarahVery clear and helpful information.Thanks...

Most read stories