Stratford’s John Lewis takes on 120 temporary staff for Christmas

Retail giant John Lewis has taken on 120 temporary staff to help it cope with the festive rush.

The store in Westfield Stratford City, which has a new Managing Director Ruth Scharvona, has taken on the extra shop assistants to help Christmas shoppers gear up for what is the busiest time of the year.

The positions are across a number of departments including the Christmas shop, furnishing accessories, homeware, fashion and electricals.

Barry Davison, Recruitment and Development Manager helped coordinate the recruitment process.

He said: “Christmas is a really exciting time to be a Partner at John Lewis and we look for enthusiastic people who understand the importance of making sure every customer receives a high level of customer service. Whether you’re helping a customer find the perfect present for a loved one or advising on table decorations for Christmas dinner, a customer’s experience whilst in store needs to be as smooth as possible.”

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The John Lewis recruitment team is committed to training all Christmas temporary staff to achieve the highest level of customer service and build upon John Lewis’s established reputation as one of Britain’s favourite retailers.

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