Kohl's Department Stores today announced it anticipates hiring more than 52,700 associates nationwide this holiday season. That's up more than 10 percent from last year to support our holiday business in stores and growth in e-commerce in 2012.
Kohl's anticipates hiring an average of 41 associates per store to provide shoppers with excellent customer service throughout the holiday season at its 1,146 stores in 49 states. Further, the company anticipates hiring approximately 5,700 seasonal positions at distribution centers and more than 30 seasonal credit operations positions.
"In addition to our quality brands, great values and a convenient shopping experience, Kohl's is known for providing excellent customer service delivered by our dedicated associates," said John Worthington, Kohl's chief administrative officer. "That commitment to deliver on our customer promise to expect great things is especially important during the holiday season, and we are pleased to be hiring more than 52,700 associates across the country to help our customers and support our stores during this busy time."
Seasonal associates can work anywhere from a few hours to more than 20 hours per week. Typical store jobs include unloading trucks, freight processing, stocking and cash register duties. Hiring began this month, and most jobs will be filled by mid-November.
Hiring levels at specific locations will vary depending on the business needs of each facility. For information about employment opportunities with Kohl's, please visit www.KohlsCareers.com.