Tag: Black Friday


Will COVID-19 Impact Holiday Hiring?

The hunt for holiday talent would normally be well underway in “normal” circumstances, but given the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve come to expect that nothing is “normal” these days, and that can be said for holiday hiring, as well.


When to Use Virtual Reality for Demonstration Training

The virtual reality (VR) market is anticipated to be worth more than $40 billion by 2020, according to Statista. And VR headsets will have a lot of applications and uses as various organizations in different industries acquire them due to their continuous dwindling costs. As they grow in popularity, VR headsets will be used for […]

Are Your Workers Trained to Handle Large Crowds?

  In 2008, a retail worker was trampled to death when shoppers rushed through a store on Black Friday to take advantage of holiday discounts. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is encouraging retail employers to implement safety measures to prevent such incidents. The agency has sent letters to major retailers to remind them […]

Employers Urged to Take Safety Precautions on Black Friday

The Thanksgiving turkey isn’t even in the oven, but retailers (and shoppers) are already looking ahead to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when stores traditionally promote once-a-year, enticing — some would say irresistible — prices to shoppers. But Black Friday can be more than a profitable day for retail employers. It also can be […]