LONDON, September 15 (Hfrance.fr) - British retailer John Lewis Partnership plans to recruit 7,000 workerstemporary for the Christmas market period, 2,000 more than last year, tempting potential candidates into a tight labor market with free food and drink, he said on Wednesday.
The employee-owned partnership operates in 34 John Lewis department stores and 331 Waitrose supermarkets and also has a huge online operation.
He said he is also recruiting more than 550 permanent full-time drivers and warehouse workers at its distribution centers and Waitrose. com and John Lewis.com customer delivery centers.
"We will be offering free food and drink to partners and temporary workers from October 4th to December 31 to help ensure that we can attract the help we need "said John Lewis.
The data officiatesThe jobs published on Tuesday showed the companies its reports reported more than one million job vacancies in the three months to August, the highest since those records began in 2001. find out more
Last year, Christmas celebrations in Britain were hampered by restrictions on the number of people allowed to meet due to the COVID pandemic- 19.
With no restrictions this year, UK retailers are expecting an exceptional festive season. Report by James Davey; Editing by Alistair Smout
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