October 12, 2014

Here’s Who’s Hiring For Holiday Jobs

The holidays are only a few months away. Companies are preparing for the biggest season of the year by hiring thousands of people for holiday jobs. If you need a job, this is your opportunity. There are so many cool jobs during the holiday rush – being Santa Claus, swiping credit cards at retail stores, and delivering packages are just a few of the exciting holiday job options available for people like you.

According to Challenger, Gray, & Christmas, retailers may add up to 800,000 seasonal workers for the holiday boom. That’s the highest in several years. The economy is looking up and both people and companies are optimistic for a big season. One key to making this holiday season successful is to fill those holiday jobs.

Seasonal hiring is a unique opportunity for people to find holiday jobs. It’s a fantastic chance to get your foot in the door of a cool company. Once you’re working for a company, it’s easy to prove you’re a hard worker. Seasonal work is known to lead to full time, year-round jobs. Here are some tips to turn short term jobs into full time careers. Apply for a holiday job and it might be the first exciting step to a cool career.

The holiday jobs boom has been all over the news lately. It seems like every single day there is a new headline about who’s hiring. Here are some of the recent holiday jobs headlines that caught our attention:

As you can see there are plenty of holiday job opportunities available this holiday season. From retailers to delivery services to online stores, companies like US Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, Macy’s, and Amazon are hiring people like you. According to MoneyTalksNews, these retailers are hiring the most seasonal employees:

  • Macy’s – 86,000
  • Target – 70,000
  • Kohl’s – 67,000
  • Walmart – 60,000
  • Toys ‘R’ US – 45,000
  • JC Penny – 35,000
  • GameStop – 25,000

Are any of these retailers located near you? Add in cool companies like FedEx, USPS, UPS, and Amazon and you can see why the holiday hiring boom is totally awesome for job seekers!

Take advantage of this hiring frenzy. Companies from all over the country are keen to hire. All you have to do is apply. It may only be October, but companies are ready for your application. Are you ready to find holiday jobs?

Start your holiday jobs search on the JobMonkey Job Board right now!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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