Here’s Where the Holiday Jobs Are This Season

Hiring for the holiday season starts soon. Many industries are seeing staffing shortages, and you have the opportunity to explore a variety of holiday jobs in these industries.

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How to find holiday work in today’s hottest industries

Don’t wait to take the first step in your holiday job search. Whether your goal is a temporary or part-time holiday job that provides flexibility and extra income or a more permanent role, we can help you find what you’re looking for. Our team at PeopleReady shares four industries with the most available holiday jobs this season.


Insider Intelligence projects that 2023’s holiday retail sales will total over $1.328 trillion. That’s an increase of 4.5% from the 2022 holiday season. As a result, retailers need friendly, hard-working candidates to satisfy consumers and provide a great shopping experience. A part-time or temporary seasonal retail job often provides scheduling flexibility so that you can still spend time with family and enjoy holiday celebrations.

Seasonal jobs hiring in retail may include:

  • Merchandisers
  • Inventory assistants
  • Store update assistants
  • Product assemblers
  • Clerks and cashiers

Warehouses and manufacturing

The growth and convenience of online shopping has changed customer expectations. Holiday shoppers want their orders to arrive at their doorsteps quickly even during the busiest time of year. As a result, manufacturers and warehouses often need extra holiday help. You can be part of making and delivering gifts that spread holiday cheer.

Seasonal jobs hiring in warehouses and manufacturing facilities may include:

  • Shipping and receiving workers
  • Pickers and packers
  • Assembly line workers
  • Machine operators
  • Sorters and inventory assistants


What better way to get into the holiday spirit than seasonal jobs that help people relax and enjoy this time of year? The holidays often see more people traveling, dining out and hosting parties. That means greater activity at your local hotels, resorts, banquet halls and restaurants. In turn, you can find many flexible holiday jobs.

Seasonal jobs hiring in hospitality may include:

Events and venues

The holiday season means a variety of live events, including concerts, theatre productions and major sporting events. Local communities often host lighting ceremonies, carnivals and holiday markets to get everyone in a festive mood. Meanwhile, many companies are also scheduling in-person holiday parties to celebrate their teams. With greater demand, events and venues are actively recruiting holiday workers for various roles.

Seasonal jobs hiring in events and venues may include:

Find the best holiday jobs for you with PeopleReady

Whether you want to earn extra income, learn new skills or just find work that fits your busy schedule, part-time holiday jobs are a great option. Are you searching for “seasonal jobs near me?” PeopleReady has jobs available for you in more than 600 communities with companies close to home. See our tips for landing a holiday job plus more info on how PeopleReady supports your search for seasonal jobs hiring for the holidays.

Meanwhile, we make your search for seasonal jobs easier than ever through our website or our JobStack app. JobStack has you covered with 24/7 access to temporary and part-time jobs in your local area. During the holiday season, we can connect you with seasonal jobs in many exciting industries.

Looking for holiday jobs?

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, retail and hospitality. Leveraging its game changing JobStack staffing app and presence in more than 600 markets throughout North America, PeopleReady served approximately 83,000 businesses and put approximately 226,000 people to work in 2022.