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Does anyone know if I can just work a month at any kinda store for christmas?

Hii, so christmas is coming up and I was just wondering if I can just get a job at some retail store at the mall or something just during december break? Since I am a college student I was just wondering if any stores allow that or if there's a certain amount of time you have to work. Thanks!

Asked By: - 11/18/2012
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You can work seasonally, which at this time of the year might include odd hours from now until after Christmas or might include restocking after Christmas or taking inventory (depending on the state laws). It might be a month or longer; it could be that the store would want you to start with a few hours per week now... More
Answered By: Miz T - 11/18/2012
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yes its called seasonal working. my friend works at cracker barrel and they hired a few people just for wraping gifts.. when they hire you they usually tell you, your only seasonal and let you go after the season has ended.
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Answered By: harley - 11/18/2012
 
Yep, it's called seasonal employment, although most of the places which hire for that start doing so soon after Halloween. Usually that lasts from the beginning of November through the first week of January, although depending on how the after-holiday rushes are, sometimes the employer will ask if you can work longer... More
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Answered By: Alicia - 11/18/2012
 
Its called seasonal work and yes, if you are lucky.
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Answered By: Jo - 11/18/2012
 
Honestly probably too late to get that job now. Most stores start hiring up holiday help in November so they are Black Friday ready. I mean, you can apply but it will be hard since those jobs that used to go to young people (worked for Macy's during Xmas in mid 2000s) now have people of all ages fighting for them with... More
Answered By: RClark82 - 11/18/2012
 
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