Looking for seasonal work? Here are 10 retailers hiring for the 2020 holiday season

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The holiday season will be sneaking up on us soon enough. In fact, in some cases it’s already here. Many retail companies will hire extra employees to help with one of the craziest times of the year, even though the 2020 holiday season may be a bit different from past […]

The holiday season will be sneaking up on us soon enough. In fact, in some cases it’s already here.

Many retail companies will hire extra employees to help with one of the craziest times of the year, even though the 2020 holiday season may be a bit different from past years due to the coronavirus.

Here are 10 retailers who have either announced they are hiring seasonal workers or started advertising positions for the holiday season.

Amazon

The online retail giant is expected to hire several thousand temporary workers for the upcoming holiday season, although details haven’t yet been released.

There are also plans to hire 6,900 non-seasonal employees in New Jersey. Full- and part-time jobs are available.

If interested, you can apply here.

Best Buy

The tech and electronics retailer has not officially announced its seasonal hiring plans, but already has started advertising positions on its website.

If interested, you can apply here.

FedEx

The company announced plans to add more than 70,000 positions to prepare for the holiday season, with the majority being part of its FedEx Ground network.

If interested, you can apply here.

Kohl’s

The department store announced it’s hiring seasonal associates for all its stores, distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers across the U.S.

If interested, you can apply here or text “APPLY” to 24508.

Kohl’s will also host a virtual national hiring event Saturday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Click here to schedule a phone interview.

Macy’s

The department store has not yet announced its seasonal hiring plans, but positions are already advertised on its website.

If interested, click here to apply.

Michael’s

The arts and crafts retailer announced plans to hire over 16,000 seasonal employees across its U.S. and Canada stores, as well as distribution centers, for the holiday season.

If interested, click here to apply.

Nordstrom

The department store has not yet announced its seasonal hiring plans, but positions are already advertised on its website.

If interested, click here to apply.

Target

The company didn’t disclose an exact number of employees it plans to hire for the holiday season, but Target said more full-time and seasonal warehouse team members will be hired throughout the U.S. compared to 2019.

Seasonal employees will receive a minimum of $15 per hour, and a range of key coronavirus health and wellness benefits.

If interested, you can apply here.

Walmart

The company announced plans to hire more than 20,000 seasonal associates for its e-commerce fulfillment centers across the U.S. to prep for the holiday season.

The starting hourly rate for Walmart ranges from $15.75 to $23.75 based on location, position and schedule. Employment lasts through Jan. 1, 2021 but can potentially convert to regular employment.

If interested, you can apply here or text “FC” to 240240.

UPS

The company announced it expects to hire over 100,000 seasonal employees to support its “anticipated annual increase in package volume.” The positions will start in October and run through January 2021, with the opportunity to turn into regular employment.

Full- and part-time seasonal positions for package handlers, drivers, driver-helpers and personal vehicle drivers are available.

If interested, you can apply here.

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