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Are you looking for holiday jobs? These companies are hiring for the holiday season

There is good news in this difficult 2020. Several retailers, online and postal service stores are offering thousands of holiday jobs to meet the high demand for purchases expected in the holiday season.

The unemployment rate in the United States has declined to 6.9 percent in October, as reported by the Labor Department, meanwhile in September, it was 7, 9 percent. However, the economy is still in recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The main stores have increased their number of employees to meet the strong online demand.

While these jobs are seasonal holiday jobs, there is a chance some may become permanent, so don't lose hope and take note of some companies that are currently hiring.

Amazon

The online shopping leader is looking to hire more than 100,000 people for its logistics, delivery, sorting and other centers. In addition, they are also looking to fill 33,000 technology and corporate positions. 

The minimum wage at Amazon is $15 an hour. Start your application here.

FedEX

The transport, package delivery, correspondence, and logistics company wants to fill more than 70,000 jobs, including seasonal ones. Start your application process here.

Dollar Tree

Earlier this month, the dollar store chain announced the hiring of 25,000 workers to fill full and part-time positions in stores and distribution centers to prepare for the holiday season. 

According to Reuters Agency, job interviews are by phone to practice social distancing. Apply here.

Kohl´s

The apparel company has already started the process to hire vendors and associates at their stores, distribution centers, and e-commerce across the country. Interested? Apply here.

Macy´s

Although the department store will close 125 stores over the next three years and eliminate thousands of corporate jobs, it is preparing for the peak season in the US and will hire more than 25,000 part-time and full-time people for its logistics centers and online orders. Submit your application here.

Michaels´

If arts and crafts are your thing, you can be one of the 16,000 temporary employees this company is looking for! The positions are open for their stores and distribution centers in the US and Canada. 

The company, which has been in business since 1973, said it will strengthen their online shopping and in-store pickup team to continue serving their customers in a safe and convenient way during the holiday season.

Apply here.

UPS

As online purchases increase, so will door-to-door delivery. That is why the multinational package supply and delivery company will hire 100,000 temporary workers from October to January 2021. The positions are part-time and full-time holiday jobs and include package handling, vehicle drivers, among others. Look for a job here.

Walmart

On their website, the retail giant says it is implementing holiday season pay raises for associates of up to $8 or more per hour. It will hire more than 20,000 temporary employees for holiday jobs, and many of these could be converted to permanent positions. Apply here

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