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Keep the holiday cheer this year by avoiding property & casualty insurance claims.

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Over the 2018 holiday buildup period, employment in retail trade increased by 583,000, says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Photo: Shutterstock) Over the 2018 holiday buildup period, employment in retail trade increased by 583,000, says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and the shopping frenzy is about to commence. This annual phenomenon brings the hurried engagement of seasonal employees, with thousands of these retail elves helping manage the increased workload. While seasonal employees generally work for only three to six months over the holidays, their brief tenure raises several organizational challenges. To effectively meet these challenges, employers must take steps to hire, onboard, and manage seasonal staff in accordance with applicable laws and ordinances to ensure the retail season remains jolly long after we ring in the New Year.

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