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9 companies offering seasonal jobs right now

Posted: 9:54 AM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 14:54:13Z

Seasonal jobs are the perfect way to earn a some extra cash — especially during holidays. Halloween hasn’t hit yet, but companies are already planning ahead and recruiting for holiday jobs. So, if you’re on the hunt for seasonal jobs this year, here are nine places already hiring for the holidays.

1. Target

Target recently announced it will be hiring for 120,000 holiday jobs this year – an increase of 20 percent from 2017. Hourly wages will start at $12 an hour and will come with rewards through the company’s worker appreciation program. Target’s hiring events will be held nationwide from October 12th through October 14th. Check out  their website  for details. 

2. Macy’s  

Macy’s  will be hiring for 80,000 holiday jobs this year, with most of those positions devoted to assistance with online orders. The company will be hosting a national hiring event that will take place October 18th. Those who attend can apply for positions at Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s Backstage stores and the company’s call, distribution and fulfillment centers.  

3. Kohl’s  

Kohl’s  decided to take a six-month lead when it comes to recruiting for the holiday jobs. They began accepting applications back in June for 300 of its 1,100 U.S. stores.  CNBC reports  that the company will offer competitive wages for its seasonal workers and a 15 percent discount on its stores.  

4. Crate & Barrel 

Crate & Barrel  is also now fulfilling holiday jobs. The home furnishings and décor company has open positions for seasonal sales associates and seasonal merchandising associates. They’ll be hosting an open house on September 26th through the 27th at any of their locations.  

5. Michaels  

Your favorite arts and crafts supply store is already hiring too!  Michaels  announced it will be offering more than 15,000 seasonal jobs ahead of the holiday season. According to  Chain Store Age , they will be offering “competitive wages” and a 30 percent discount at Michaels stores. 

6. USPS Seasonal Jobs – Select Locations 

One place that usually gets hectic over the holidays – the post office. USPS is currently hiring seasonal workers at select locations, including post offices in  North Florida and South Georgia . They’re also hiring over 100 employees in  Idaho Indiana , among others. Positions include City Carrier Assistant, Holiday Clerk Assistant, and others. Salary starts at $16.06 per hour. Check out their  official website  for details.  

7. FedEx’s Holiday Jobs

FedEx Corp  recently announced it will be offering more than 55,000 seasonal jobs this holiday season – 10 percent more than last year. The company told  Reuters  they’re expecting a higher demand of deliveries due to an online shopping boom. 

8. JCPenney’s Seasonal Jobs

If you’re interested in retail, JCPenney’s also a great option to apply a seasonal job. The department store chain will be hiring 18,000 seasonal workers for the holidays. Positions include Beauty Consultants at their SEPHORA counters, cashiers, replenishment specialists, among others. Positions may vary per location,  check out their website  for details. 

9. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM 

Want to earn extra cash and love working with flowers? Then 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is looking for candidates like you. The nation’s leading provider of gifts for special occations will offer 8,000 seasonal jobs this year for the holidays. Available positions include seasonal asociates, gift assembly, call center and fulfillment center operators, among others. Those interested can apply online through their  official website.