Royal Mail taking on 500 Christmas staff in the North East
Job-seekers have been given a boost after Royal Mail announced 500 new Christmas posts in the North East.
Seasonal workers are being sought to help sort the Christmas post and deal with the increasing amount of online shopping.
They will support Royal Mail's 120,000 permanent postmen and women who sort and deliver the mail throughout the year.
In the Tyneside area, there are about 500 jobs on offer, and they are among 19,000 available nationwide.
Positions are available from November this year until early January 2017, across a variety of shifts.
The peak of the additional temporary work... read more
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