Kohl’s today announced it anticipates hiring more than 67,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to support both seasonal business in stores and growth on Kohls.com.
“Kohl’s is building a winning team by hiring more than 67,000 seasonal associates across the country to ensure we sustain the great service our customers know and have come to expect,” said Richard Schepp, Kohl’s senior evp/human resources and general counsel. “By adding these associates, Kohl’s will continue to deliver an enjoyable and convenient shopping experience to all our valued customers, whether they choose to shop in store or online at Kohls.com this holiday season.”
The retailer said it anticipates hiring an average of 50 associates per store at its 1,163 stores in 49 states. In addition, the company anticipates hiring approximately 9300 seasonal positions at distribution centers across the country and approximately 670 seasonal credit operations positions.
Hiring began this month, and most jobs will be filled by mid-November, the retailer anticipates. Holiday positions are also being filled at the company’s distribution centers, where hiring began in August. Associates working at distribution centers help ensure Kohl’s products get to the retail stores and into the hands of Kohls.com customers, the announcement noted. Associates working in Kohl’s credit operations perform a variety of jobs, including assisting customers with Kohls.com orders.