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Walmart, Target, and Kohl's are slated to hire an estimated 240,000 employees this holiday season - many of which will be dedicated to fulfilling online orders

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Walmart, Target, and Kohl's plan to hire a combined 240,000 seasonal workers for this year's expected holiday rush.
Initiating a hiring spree to help tackle the holiday bustle is a common practice for retailers. But this year, Walmart, Target, and Kohl's emphasized expanding their workforce for the specific task of bolstering e-commerce fulfillment.
Online shopping has surged during the coronavirus pandemic, and it's clear that major retailers believe that the trend will carry on through at least the remainder of the year. The hiring spree - which will encompass...
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Walmart is set to hire 20,000 seasonal workers, which may help maintain its fulfillment edge on Amazon

Walmart is set to hire 20,000 seasonal workers, which may help maintain its fulfillment edge on Amazon

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The major US retailer is set to hire 20,000 seasonal workers to staff its ecommerce fulfillment centers nationwide through the upcoming holiday season, per Marketwatch .
The new staffers, who can begin working as soon as 48 hours after applying, will stay on through January 1, 2021, with many jobs becoming permanent. The hiring initiative complements Walmart's push to stock up on high demand items, including exercise and athleisure equipment, electronics, and pet products.
Preparing well ahead of time for the holiday season could help Walmart maintain its strong...
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