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Thursday 20 September 2012

Sainsbury's 'to hire 15,000 Christmas staff members'

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has announced that it is to hire 15,000 members of staff to cover the busy Christmas period.

This figure is the highest number of seasonal workers that the chain has ever committed to, and should provide a boost for many job hunters, The Sun reports.

Roles which people will be able to apply for over the Christmas period include customer services, working on check-outs, shelf-stacking and assisting with online deliveries.

On top of this, Sainsbury's has also underlined that around 2,000 of these staff members will be kept on a permanent basis once the festive period draws to a close.

Gwyn Burr, customer service chief at the supermarket chain, commented: "The work is fast-paced, varied and rewarding. There are many opportunities on offer and the potential to learn a whole set of new skills."

People can apply for the roles from today, with the temporary staff members beginning their work in November.

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Posted by John Oak

Credit: Salespeak News

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