Target Plans to Hire 100,000 Seasonal Holiday Workers
(Singing) It the most wonderful time of the year!
Yep, if you have been going to various department stores you will start to see the layout of the Christmas holiday and there is one particular store that is already gearing up for the holiday season shopping spree.
From USA Today, Target announced Wednesday that they're planning on hiring 100,000 temporary employees for the holiday shopping season. This is a 40% increase from last year’s hiring of 70,000 holiday employees. Target also announced they will add 4,500 additional jobs at their distribution centers, in anticipation of more online orders.
Target’s Chief Store Officer Janna Potts said in a statement:
Target has made significant investments in our business throughout 2017, and our commitment to hire 100,000 team members for the holidays will make shopping at Target even easier and more fun during one of the busiest times of the year.
The seasonal hiring begins October 13th and interviews will be conducted on the spot so dress for success!
Plus, incentive benefits include a 10% discount on Target purchases and a 20% discount for certain fruits and vegetables and athletic apparel merchandise, per CNBC.
With 1,816 stores, this year’s hiring reflects an average of about 55 new workers per location. If you want more information or want to apply click here. .
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