How to avoid feeling the pinch this Christmas

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5:49pm 5th December 2017

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With a recent figure saying that a Yorkshire person has an average of 18 presents to buy at Christmas, it's no wonder so many of us feel the pinch at this time of year. Stray FM have asked recruitment agency HQ Personnel for some help with some new jobs to earn a bit more money

Finding a way to pay for a Christmas meal, presents for all the family, the associated parties and everything else that comes hand in hand with Christmas can be tough, especially if you're without work.

However, if you're looking to avoid an empty wallet this winter, you might be looking for some seasonal, temporary work. The hustle and bustle of retail work isn't your only option! All over Harrogate and the surrounding areas, businesses are in need of temporary office and warehouse workers to help fulfil the Christmas orders. Whether that's picking and packing vouchers and gift cards for online customers, or filling gift packs with chocolate, there is all manner of extra work to be picked up over Christmas. 

In any other job, you'd have to wait weeks for your first pay. However, another benefit to temporary work is that you can be in work within days and get paid weekly, giving you that extra bit of cash you need for the Christmas shopping. 

Treating everyone special in your life doesn't have to break the bank this Christmas. If you'd like to apply for some temporary work, get in touch with Sarah at HQ Personnel by email or give them a call on 01423 520220.

Beth Parsons from Stray FM’s Business hub talked to Managing Director of HQ Personnel Sarah McBride.

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