Macy’s is one of many retailers who have announced plans for 2012 seasonal hiring. Macy’s has reported they will be hiring 80,000 seasonal workers to prepare for the 2012 holiday season, including Black Friday. This amount is 2.5% more than they hired last year to work at both Macy’s and Bloomingdales stores. Macy’s will be hiring for associates to work on sales floor, in store operations, in call centers, and at shipping centers.
These seasonal hires are being brought on to ensure customer satisfaction during the shopping season, as outlined by the chairman of Macy’s, Inc. Terry K. Lundgren. “Hiring additional associates for holidays ensures that our customers are well-served in this busy shopping period – both on the sales floor and behind the scenes,” he says and states that these jobs are intended to help a variety of americans earn some extra money like college students, retirees, and people look for some extra cash during the holiday season.
Things to know about Macy’s seasonal positions:
- Most positions are part time
- Most positions will require employees to work on Black Friday
- Most positions require employees to work evening shifts/ weekends/ overnight
- Some temporary workers are offered year-round positions
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When Lauren isn't busy reporting on Black Friday for BradsDeals, she loves watching Shark Week, baking cupcakes, organizing, watching trash tv, and a finding good deal (of course).
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