It's that time of year again. Retailers are preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year, so that means seasonal workers are high in demand. In addition to the $8 to $12 hourly pay, occasionally seasonal employees are given cool benefits like employee discounts. Of course, you should be aware that come Black Friday weekend, workers are expected to work Black Friday hours - which means late in the night and early in the morning and longer shifts than normal. So, if you're looking for part-time work, head over to these retailers to drop off an application.
This retail giant is already advertising for holiday hires. For 2016, Target is looking to hire an addition 70,000 seasonal team members and 7,500 team members for their distribution and fulfillment facilities. They'll be hosting a hiring event on October 14-15 between 12 pm and 6 pm. Click here to learn more about their seasonal opportunities. Walmart is also a good place to look for seasonal positions.
Undoubtedly, toy stores are going to be busy during the holidays, and as one of the biggest toy retailers, Toys R Us needs all the help they can get. They are looking for part-time store and distribution center employees They'll have two hiring days - October 10 and November 11. Click here to learn more about Toys R Us jobs.
This packaging and delivery company recently announced that they're hoping to bring in around 95,000 workers this holiday season. Click here to see a list of open jobs for UPS.
Amazon is currently seeking to employee 80,000 people at their fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season. You can also apply to become a Seasonal Work-from-Home Customer Service Associate (only available in certain states).
At Macy's, you can find positions for Holiday Retail Merchandising, Holiday Retail Receiving, and more. Click here to learn more about Macy's seasonal jobs.
Kohl's is looking to hire Point of Sale Associates (cashiers), Sales Specialists (department associates), and Seasonal Freight Associates for the upcoming season. Click here to learn more about Kohl's seasonal store opportunities.
Sears refers to their seasonal workers as "seasonal superstars," and you must pre-register for their 2016 holiday positions, although it only takes 30 seconds (according to their website). In addition to pre-registering, you'll also create a Talent Profile for recruiters to match you with other positions. Click here to pre-register with Sears. Another similar retailer to consider is JCPenney.
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