Argos to hire extra staff for Christmas

The Argos store on High Street, Kilkenny will be recruiting some 15 to 20 extra staff in the run up to the Christmas season.

The Argos store on High Street, Kilkenny will be recruiting some 15 to 20 extra staff in the run up to the Christmas season.

The additional employment will come as part of a campaign by the retailer to recruit 800 “festive helpers” in its 41 stores nationwide.

That amounts to an average of 20 per store, and the number hired in each outlet will depend on the size of the store, according to a company spokesperson.

Details and application forms are available at www.argoscareers.com/christmas and in all local stores.

To celebrate 15 years in business in Ireland, every month from now January 2012, Argos is also giving Irish customers the opportunity to win 1,500 euro of Argos vouchers. To enter, see www.argos.ie/15years.