Need some extra cash? Check out the following companies offering seasonal jobs & hiring thousands!
Black Friday and the 2022 holiday shopping season are around the corner and retailers and delivery companies are preparing for a peak shopping season by hiring seasonal workers and offering thousands of jobs. If you’re interested in picking up a little extra work this holiday season, these large retailers have posted seasonal jobs that might interest you!
Even with seasonal positions, many application processes have been taking place online. If you’re looking for seasonal employment to help pay the bills or fund your own holiday shopping, the following companies are some of the nation’s largest seasonal employers trying to attract workers with competitive pay and perks.
These seasonal jobs are definitely worth checking out, and there’s bound to be more with the upcoming holiday season approaching quickly!
If you’re looking for full-time opportunities, there are many places also hiring full-time employees, so be sure to be on the lookout for postings or even their mass hiring events.
These 16 companies are hiring seasonal and holiday employees in 2022:
1. 1-800-Flowers plans to hire some 8,000 seasonal and year-round employees.
According to a recent article in The Columbus Dispatch, 1-800-Flowers has announced its plan to hire over 8,000 seasonal and year-round employees. Many positions are located in Illinois, Ohio, and Oregon, as well as some work-from-home positions. To learn more, head to 1800Flowers.com.
2. Amazon offers seasonal employment.
In 2021, Amazon hired thousands of people for seasonal employment. Though no such announcement of a mass hiring has been made this year, Amazon’s website lists several seasonal openings. Most we spotted were in sorting warehouses and fulfillment centers. Visit Amazon’s website to learn more or to start Amazon’s application process.
3. Bath & Body Works gives employees a 40% discount on fragrances.
Do you love the smell of Bath & Body Works fragrances? If so, this seasonal job might be for you! The company has announced that not only is it hiring, but employees can score a whopping 40% discount on fragrances! Visit the Bath & Body Works website for more information and current job openings.
4. Dick’s Sporting Goods is hiring up to 9,000 workers.
The popular sporting goods store is looking to hire seasonal staff. The company was recently listed as one of FORTUNE’S Best Places To Work In Retail. Among the benefits for seasonal employees is competitive pay, optional DailyPay, and a discount of up to 25% off. On September 28th, Dick’s is hosting a National Signing Day in hopes of recruiting some of the best seasonal talent.
If interested in working at Dick’s, apply at first apply online at dicks.com/jobs. Then, visit a local store or distribution center on National Signing Day to meet the team and be interviewed. If you cannot make it out on National Signing Day, still apply online. Hiring will continue until positions are filled!
5. FedEx is hiring seasonal positions, some over $18/hour.
Last year, FedEx hired thousands of positions, and this year, they’re continuing to have various seasonal positions. They’re looking for temporary warehouse employees, delivery drivers, and administrative employees. Visit the FedEx website to learn more about working for FedEx or apply for a seasonal position.
6. Transportation and logistics provider, Geodis, plans to hire 5,000 seasonal employees.
Geodis is prepared to handle the holiday volumes! The company plans to hire 5,000 seasonal employees across its 20 campuses in North America. There will be plenty of warehouse openings for job seekers. Some of the employee perks include early access to earnings and flexible scheduling. To find jobs near you, visit Geodis’s career page.
7. JCPenney often has seasonal positions.
JCPenney only has a few seasonal jobs open currently, most for warehouse workers. However, in years past the company has increased hiring before the holidays. Keep your eyes peeled for more openings as the holiday season approaches. The company offers various perks, benefits, and amenities for JCP team members. If interested, head over to their website at Jobs.JCP.com, and check your local listings.
8. Joann often hires seasonal (or casual) workers.
Joann has many openings for casual, or seasonal, workers. Perks include 30% off merchandise! To learn more, visit Joann.com/careers.
9. Kohl’s is hiring thousands of workers for the holidays!
Kohl’s has announced that they are hiring seasonal workers for their stores and distribution network. While the hourly pay varies by position, Kohl’s associates are all offered a 15% Kohl’s discount every day and up to 35% off on special occasions. The company also offers flexible scheduling and weekly paychecks.
Visit the Kohl’s hiring page to learn more about seasonal employment, sign up for seasonal hiring alerts, or to search for job opportunities in your area. You can also attend their National Hiring Event on October 13th – 15th to get more information or do an on-the-spot interview.
10. Macy’s has tens of thousands of open positions for seasonal workers.
Do you like perks such as a weekly paycheck, instant access to 50% of earned wages, a flexible schedule, store discounts, and access to funded education programs? Macy’s might be the employer for you! The company has been recognized as a top employer for diversity and women’s technologists.
This year they are hiring both part-time and full-time seasonal workers, and it’s likely these job listings will increase as the holiday season approaches. Visit Macy’s website to see seasonal jobs near you! The company just announced they seek to hire 41,000 seasonal employees.
11. Michael’s is hiring 15,000 seasonal employees.
Michael’s is ranked highly when it comes to how they treat their team members and they pride themselves on celebrating passion and creativity among their team. If that sounds like a good gig to you, Michael’s just announced that they are hiring 15,000 employees for the holiday season!
Seasonal employees receive 30% off merchandise, and, in the past, some 50% of seasonal employees have been given the opportunity to become full-time. To learn more about Michael’s openings, visit Michaels.com/jobs.
12. Target aims to hire 100,000 seasonal employees.
Target was just named one of the best companies to work for by Forbes Magazine and the company just announced it plans to hire 100,000 seasonal employees. Some of the divisions include stocking, general merchandise, distribution centers, and more. Target’s minimum starting wage is between $15 – $24 per hour and seasonal employees receive perks like flexible scheduling and a store discount.
13. UPS is hiring more than 100,000 holiday workers.
UPS is preparing for the holiday rush by hiring more than 100,000 workers! Part-time and full-time positions are available. Most openings are for package handlers, drivers, and driver helpers. In years past, some 35% of seasonal employees hired as package handlers eventually landed permanent roles. In fact, even Chairman and CEO David Abney started his UPS career as a part-time employee!
Wages start at $15 per hour and can reach up to $35 per hour, depending on the position.
In addition to attractive hourly pay rates, eligible seasonal employees who are students can earn financial college assistance through UPS’s Earn and Learn program. Interested applicants can apply at www.jobs-ups.com.
14. United States Postal Service is hiring 28,000 seasonal workers nationwide.
As the holiday season approaches, USPS knows that this is definitely their busiest season, and to prepare, they’re planning on hiring 28,000 thousand new workers. They offer competitive compensation, on-the-job training, and opportunities to potentially become full-time, if desired. Visit the USPS career website for more information and to see which locations are nearest to you.
15. Walmart is hiring 40,000 seasonal workers.
The popular retail chain has announced plans to hire 40,000 seasonal workers in 2022. About 2,000 of the open positions will be for call centers scattered throughout the US. The average wage for workers is $17 with opportunities to make more depending on your role. If you happen to be a current employee of Walmart, you’ll also be able to pick up additional shifts this holiday season.
To see open positions or apply, visit Walmart’s website.
16. William Sonoma has almost 1,000 open seasonal positions.
William Sonoma, including its subsidiaries Pottery Barn and West-Elm, are hiring various seasonal positions. If you’re interested in being a seasonal cashier or sales associate, there are several roles available. A good reason to apply is that employees receive 40% off merchandise! 🤩
To apply, visit and follow their instructions. You could also visit specific locations and apply in person, or look on their LinkedIn listings.
Hip Tip: Interested in working for the government instead of a company? Don’t forget to check your local Department of Transportation for seasonal jobs. For example, Illinois is hiring over 2,000 snow-removal positions and Indiana is hiring seasonal employees starting at $20/hour.
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