Target to Hire 120,000 Seasonal Workers for the Holidays: What You Need to Know

Who’s looking for a seasonal job to make a little extra cash for the holidays? If you just raised your hand, Target is hiring seasonal workers—120,000 of them! That’s a 20 percent increase from last year. Interested in scoring one of these gigs? Read on for the scoop.

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What positions is the big red bullseye retailer looking to hire? There are a variety of options, both in stores and in distribution and fulfillment centers. Seasonal store team members will help to fill digital orders and more than 7,500 fulfillment center workers will process freight to stores. Fulfillment center employees will also fill orders.

The Perks of Working at Target

Target is increasing their seasonal starting wage, beginning Sep. 16. Hourly employees will make a minimum of $12 per hour. Along with hourly pay, employees also get a 10 percent discount in stores and at, an additional 20 percent discount on fruits, veggies, Simply Balanced and C9 Champion merchandise, extra holiday pay on Thanksgiving and Christmas and a flexible schedule. Not too shabby.

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Oh, and there’s one more awesome perk: one randomly selected employee at each store and each distribution center will receive a $500 Target gift card. The employee will also get to choose a community organization for Target to which donate a matching $500.

How & When to Apply

Target will hold nationwide seasonal hiring events in stores from Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you can’t make it to an in-store event, you can also apply online at Good luck!

—Erica Loop



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