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GameStop to hire 25,000 for holidays

"We are nearly doubling our seasonal hiring efforts"

Retailer GameStop has revealed plans to hire 25,000 extra employees for the holiday season, an increase of 47 per cent on the number of seasonal hires for 2013.

"Providing exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of our brand's promise to make our customers' favorite technologies affordable and simple," said Mike Buskey, senior vice president of Human Resources..

"To deliver on this promise, we are nearly doubling our seasonal hiring efforts this year to ensure our stores, distribution centers and refurbishment operation center are appropriately staffed to meet the customer demand we expect to receive during the holidays."

As well as in-store "game advisors" the new hires will include 250 consumer electronic technicians within GameStop's refurbishment operation center and warehouse personnel. The seasonal jobs will start on October 6 and end on January 9, 2015.

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Rachel Weber has been with GamesIndustry since 2011 and specialises in news-writing and investigative journalism. She has more than five years of consumer experience, having previously worked for Future Publishing in the UK.