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Employers could be hiring more for retail jobs in San Antonio

Friday, October 28th, 2011

According to a new survey, employers could be hiring for retail jobs in San Antonio.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Retail Salesperson is the largest occupation in the United States as of May 2010 making up 3.3% of total U.S. employment with over 4 million workers. The health of the retail industry is vital to the U.S. economy. Knowing this, eHire sought to gain more information in order to better understand the current state of the retail industry as it heads into 2012.

eHire asked retail hiring managers and executives if their organization had seen headcount growth in 2011 versus 2010 with only 23% having not seen improvement. Over 50% of employers saw between 5% and 14% growth in headcount. Not surprising, 50% of that growth was Retail Personnel in the store. eHire also said Executive and Information Technology roles rank second and third for highest headcount growth. As eHire has previously highlighted,