Finding Christmas Jobs for 2013 in Glasgow

If you’ve decided that you won’t be able to meet the costs attached to the festive period with your existing wage you will need to get a temporary Christmas job. The obvious place to start your search is online where websites like fish4.co.uk, monster.com and jobsite.co.uk list Christmas jobs for 2013 in Glasgow many months before the festive season begins.


Retail companies always need additional staff during the Christmas period and they advertise early to make sure they get the best staff. Firms like H. Samuel began advertising temporary Christmas jobs for 2013 in Glasgow at the start of September, so uploading your CV to a site like cv-library.co.uk could get you the sort of opportunity that will be taken before store managers even consider advertising in the shop window.

Scottish employment websites

Another site you should visit is s1jobs.com which focuses on jobs in Scotland and has a section dedicated to work in Glasgow. You may also find work at scotcareers.co.uk where you can limit your search to a set distance in and around Glasgow.

Recruitment agencies

Aside from online employment sites, high street recruitment agencies like Reed and Hayes will also have jobs for Christmas listed on their websites. Their sites dedicated to Scotland are reed.co.uk/jobs/scotland and hays.co.uk/scotland.

Types of work

Searching for work is far easier if you know what types of jobs are out there. Over the Christmas period the demand for shop workers, delivery drivers for takeaways and postal workers increases as people prepare for the big day, so these are the types of roles that you will find plenty of during your job search.

Final Word

Uses the local newspapers and their websites are also an option when you're looking for Christmas jobs during 2013 in Glasgow. Websites like eveningtimes.co.uk and heraldscotland.com list jobs locally that may not appear anywhere else. You're probably best advised to visit a combination of different websites to make sure you're getting a clear picture of what's out there.

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