To beat the labor crunch, this retailer is paying more and promoting from within

As companies confront a tight labor market and a shrinking workforce, one retailer is changing how it recruits, pays and hires people to get ahead of the demand for a particular set of employees: enthusiastic, creative gig workers searching for more certainty in their career.

The retailer is Camp, an experiential children-focused company based in the city, with nine locations across the country, four of which are local. To entertain children and their families, the store hires performers, artists, musicians and clowns in positions from stockroom workers to store managers.

Beginning today, it is offering a set pay scale for employees at each level, starting at $20 per

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