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Walmart, UPS and others are staffing up for an online shopping surge this holiday season

The upcoming holiday shopping stretch will look much different for retailers in a pandemic.

Instead of preparing for door-busters on Black Friday and frenzied shopping in stores before Christmas, many retailers and shipping companies are beginning to staff up in anticipation of a flood of online delivery and curbside pickup orders.

Walmart, which has already hired more than 500,000 workers in stores and across its supply chain since March to meet growing demand in the pandemic, said Wednesday that it will hire more than 20,000 seasonal workers in e-commerce fulfillment centers across the country “to prepare for an expected increase in online shopping.” Walmart has stores every year that bring on seasonal associates, according to a spokesperson, but the last time Walmart hired a “large number of seasonal associates” was in 2015, when Walmart added 60,000 holiday workers for stores.

Other companies are also preparing for the online shopping rush

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Head of Dubai based staffing company wins 2020 Business Worldwide Magazine CEO Award

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Align On-Demand Labor Services is a premier staffing company based in Dubai, UAE. In just three years the company has grown at a rapid pace, and now its CEO, Atul Sinha, has been named ‘Best CEO in the Staffing and Recruiting Industry – UAE’ in the 2020 Business Worldwide Magazine CEO Awards.

The Awards seek to identify and honor the Most Respected C-level executives across the globe from a variety of different sectors.  The awards themselves do not focus on a company’s success, as many do, but the spotlight is on the success of individuals who make the corporations tick– namely senior executives such as CEOs, Managing Directors, Directors and senior-level management.  The intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves as well as to use their example to inspire other companies and business leaders to achieve similar

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