- Retailers such as Target, JCPenney, and Kohl’s are offering new perks in an effort to win over thousands of seasonal workers this holiday season.
- Kohl’s is offering workers “unprecedented” discounts, Target is highlighting its higher starting pay, and Walmart is reportedly surveying workers on what perks they want the most.
- “With record low unemployment, you better have a plan,” Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette recently said of the upcoming holiday hiring spree.
As the holiday season draws near, retailers are doing whatever it takes to win over potential employees.
On Thursday, Kohl’s announced it is looking to hire 90,000 seasonal employees. Macy’s is trying to hire 80,000 temporary workers. Target is seeking 120,000 workers this season, up by 20% from the year before.
There were 757,000 retail-job openings across the United States in July, which is about 100,000 more than a year ago, The Wall Street Journal