HOUSTON – The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching, and some companies will need some extra help to fulfill orders this year.
Companies such as Target, Amazon, and FedEx are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season. For most stores this year, extra help is needed now more than ever for online order fulfillment as more consumers are shopping online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
To find a seasonal job in job search websites, simply add the keyword “seasonal” or “temporary” in a search box and then type “Houston, TX” or any other city to begin your search.
Here are some of the companies hiring for the holidays this year:
Gap Inc. announced its plans to hire seasonal associates to help support its fulfillment centers, customer contact centers, and Old Navy, Athleta, Gap, Banana Republic, Intermix and Janie and Jack stores. To make this year’s hiring process safe and easy, the company will be hiring virtually, allowing applicants to apply online for any role in three minutes or less.
To meet the surge in online demand, Gap Inc. is looking to fill roles across the business that will include packing, assembling merchandise, preparing orders for shipment, serving customers through our customer contact centers and additional staffing for contactless services. The company is providing employees in its fulfillment centers and customer contacts centers with more flexibility and remote opportunities to work this holiday season.
Additionally, Gap Inc. is looking to strengthen its in-store shopping experience for customers, by adding talent to help with Buy Online, Pickup in Store and contactless Curbside Pickup.
Applicants can apply online through the United States seasonal hiring career page. Select fulfillment centers and customer contact centers will host virtual hiring events. For more information on Gap Inc.'s holiday hiring opportunities, visit jobs.gapinc.com/seasonal.
Target is hiring in all departments, from cashiers to several store areas such as beauty, grocery, and Starbucks.
Kohls is hiring cashiers and stockroom associates to deliver incoming merchandise to the sales floor as efficiently as possible. The company is also hiring fulfillment associates to process online orders for customers.
FexEx is hiring seasonal delivery drivers to quickly and efficiently deliver packages to customers during the holiday shopping season.
UPS is hiring seasonal delivery drivers to deliver holiday packages to customers during the shopping season.
Burlington will hire sales associates, cashiers and stockroom associates for all Houston-area stores for the holiday season. Most stores in the area are hiring, check with your nearest Burlington store to confirm if they are hiring.
Amazon is hiring seasonal associates for its fulfillment center in Humble.
Best Buy is hiring retail sales associates and cashiers, and Geek Squad specialists for their computer repair department.
DICK’S Sporting Goods
DICK’S Sporting Goods is hiring for the holiday season, and those who get hired will receive an additional 15% increase in hourly pay through December 31. All shifts and positions are available.
Macy’s is hiring seasonal workers in all Macy’s locations in the Houston area, including the Galleria. Employees will receive a 20% discount starting on their first day of employment.
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