PODCASTS

Podcast: Interview with Bill Anderson

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Hear from our CFO, Bill Anderson and CEO, Scott Knaul discussing the best ways to implement a labor model and the value it brings to your organization.

You can actually meet the world famous Bill Anderson and Scott Knaul from this podcast if you are attending KronosWorks in the coming week.  Stop by the SMK Workforce Solutions booth #703 to talk more about the topics in the podcast.

NEWS

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Consumers plan to spend an average of $554.90 this holiday season, with $207.30 dedicated to gifts, according to a new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Omnichannel retailers stand to benefit the most, with 93 percent of shoppers planning to spend with retailers that have both a physical and a digital presence.

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Retail Leader: Retailers’ holiday hiring headache just got worse

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The national unemployment rates sank to 3.7 percent in September, exacerbating retailers’ already difficult challenge of finding large numbers of employees to fill seasonal jobs. The previous month’s unemployment rate was already low at 3.9 percent so the decline to 3.7 percent was not seen as a particularly favorable sign because it will be that much harder to fill temporary jobs at a time when they are needed most.

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