Infographic: iCIMS Predicts Big Changes in Retail Hiring

The world of retail hiring, especially during the holidays, is changing according to a recent survey by iCIMS. For example, the retail industry has more job opportunities but fewer applicants to fill those positions.

The infographic below is based on hiring patterns from iCIMS’ database—which has roughly 4,000 customers, processes 75 million job applications, and handles 3 million jobs posted per year. This graphic includes data on the number of job applicants per hire in the retail industry, the timing of holiday hiring, and the retail positions in the highest demand.