You don’t have to drive very far before you see “now hiring” on business reader boards around the Navarre area. Owners and managers know it won’t be long before spring breakers head south to the beaches and into their restaurants and stores.
“Typically we bring on 10 people for seasonal help,” said Jeff Elbert from Island Style. “We will hire them now for the spring, keep them through the summer and then about half of them return to school during the fall,” he said.
However, not all businesses are in the hiring mode yet and some do not add staff seasonally.
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