Summer Lake Jobs Offer Unique Incentives

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Saturday, February 24 2007 Feb 24, 2007 Saturday, February 24, 2007 3:22:03 PM CST February 24, 2007 in News
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OSAGE BEACH (AP) - Help-wanted signs are going up at businesses around the Lake of the Ozarks as vacation season approaches, and many employers expect to struggle to fill the positions. Some will run short-handed and many are looking increasingly to retirees who have moved to the area. Higher-than-minimum wages and hiring bonuses are becoming the norm. But one business - a Hy-Vee supermarket in Osage Beach - is dangling an unusual incentive in its quest to attract 75 to 100 seasonal workers. For every hour they work, the Hy-Vee will offer an extra dollar to the school, church or other civic, nonprofit organization of their choice. That's in addition to what store director Randy Wood calls already competitive wages.

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