The holidays bring in a whole new set of needs and seasonal employees are one of them.
Unemployment rates are at their biggest decline in almost a year, but one-third of those new jobs are retail, and many just short-term.
But retail stores aren't the only ones in need this time of year. Restaurants are also looking to hire during the busy holiday season.
Some local eateries say they have been having a difficult time hiring and keeping employees, despite the tough times.