by Louis Rosner, Economic Development Analyst
Unwrapping the Holiday Employment Landscape
The holiday season is upon us. Stockings are being stuffed and Menorah’s are being lit. As we shift into holiday gear, the retail service sector in Boulder is currently witnessing a surge in demand, leading to a corresponding uptick in hiring. From retail salespeople to package delivery hires, holiday retail traffic is not only generating excitement but also fueling the need for additional employment. This report will delve into those jobs trends by looking at hiring patterns, wage analysis, and a case study of the hiring patterns of three major holiday employers: UPS, FedEx, and Amazon.
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