Kohl's kicks off hiring for back-to-school, holiday seasons | KOB 4
Advertisement

Kohl's kicks off hiring for back-to-school, holiday seasons

Liz Moore, Chrisite Meeks Liz Moore, Chrisite Meeks |  Photo: AP

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
July 17, 2019 09:21 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Kohl's is launching an early wave of hires for the back-to-school through the holiday season across 500 stores, nearly double the number of early hiring positions compared with last year.

Advertisement

The hiring, announced on Wednesday, will kick off in August and include stores and distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers. The department store chain is also hiring 3,000 full-time and part-time workers for all stores nationwide.

The move comes as retailers struggle to find skilled workers in a tight job market where the unemployment rate is near a five-decade low. Overall, employers have been adding jobs faster than new workers flow into the economy.

Kohl's Corp. announced in late June a year ago it was looking for workers at 300 stores in its early wave of hires for the back half.

Credits

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement


Keller speaks on record-setting homicide

BCSO release more details about deputy-involved shooting

Man arrested after allegedly committing record-breaking homicide in Albuquerque

Advocates petition to allow medical cannabis to be administered to animals

Video shows woman stealing wallets from Albuquerque yoga studio