Upcoming Seasonal Job Opportunities
February 18, 2020
Whether or not you’re ready for seasonal decorations to appear in stores, it’s happening. Aside from wrapping paper and tinsel, most employers are anxious to hire seasonal workers. This year, more than others, every industry is getting in on the hiring fun. From holiday season staples like Target, UPS, and retail stores, there are open jobs aplenty.
GoHealth, a company that has already revolutionized the health insurance marketplace, is hiring seasonal sales agents to help people assist those looking to select a new insurance plan. Good customer service skills are key as you will be helping people with one of the most important decisions of their lives.
Chances are you’re likely to order flowers for a hostess gift or to send to relatives out of town. FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company, that has been delivering flowers since 1910. Across the world, FTD partners with local florists who are in their network to deliver flowers the same day they are ordered ensuring freshness. Each holiday season, FTD looks to hire customer support representatives who are responsible for answering in-bound calls, taking orders for flowers and other specialty items, assisting with questions, data entry, and resolving delivery issues.
While most of us know Burlington as the Coat Factory, they are much more than that now. Operating almost 600 stores, Burlington Stores feature off-price, current brand-name clothing. Each holiday season, Burlington hires seasonal cashiers, stock merchandisers, markdown associates, and retail associates. They look to find outgoing, upbeat, people persons with great organizational skills? Would you thrive in a high-energy environment where associates work together to drive results? Is it important to you to make a difference in the community where you live and work? If you answered yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you.
If you can get out of Target with the cost of your cart under $150, you’re a champion Target shopper who is able to resist the items that are not on your list! Most of us aren’t that lucky. A noted employee favorite for how well they are treated, Target is hoping to hire to fill 100,00 seasonal jobs in its 1,816 stores across the U.S. On top of that, the retailer is also looking to add an additional 4,500 seasonal employees to the workforce at its distribution and fulfillment centers.
Crate & Barrel
The Crate and Barrel family of brands, including CB2 and The Land of Nod, is an industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer, known for exclusive and functional designs celebrating all things home. Across the country, Crate & Barrel is looking for sales associates, stock associates and more from Wisconsin to Florida. They are hosting Holiday Hiring Open Houses welcoming walk-ins who bring a copy of their resume with them.
When you walk into Michael’ chances are you are looking for the right materials to create a project that will be treasured for years to come. Michaels Team Members pride themselves on helping customers create something amazing – no small task. For 2018, Michaels has announced that it will hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions. Last year, more than 50% of seasonal positions transitioned to regular roles after the holidays. Seasonal Michaels Team Members receive competitive wages, flexible schedules and a 30% discount in a creative atmosphere that makes working fun. Seasonal positions are being offered in the 1,366 stores across 49 states in the U.S. and Canada.
What can you do for Brown? A spin on their famous tagline, it’s no secret that the holidays mean a ramped up shipping season. Because of that UPS is currently hiring like crazy. Part-time package handlers, air package drivers, driver helpers, dockworkers, warehouse associates and more are needed. Plus, most locations provide up to $25,000 in education assistance toward college, technical or trade school.
Gap The family of Gap Inc has something for everyone on your shopping list. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to shop at their family of stores with a 50% employee discount? Gap Inc. is looking for tons of people to join the ranks at Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores across the country. And they are hiring like crazy. From sales to stockroom, customer relations to transportation, there is an opportunity for everyone.
What could be worse on your way over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house? A flat tire or a short-circuited tail light. Driven by over 25,000 employees, AutoNation is currently hiring for over 1,000 roles throughout the nation. AutoNation sales associates enjoy many advantages including the best blend of online, in-store and classroom training to cover the entire auto sales process — including e-commerce selling, purchase options and negotiations, used vehicle selling and management training
As a member of the Gap Inc family, seasonal roles abound at Old Navy. From brand associates to stock associates and loss prevention reps, there’s a little something for everyone in the over 8,000 jobs that Old Navy has open.