Who’s hiring seasonal workers for the holidays?

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During the holiday season, many companies hire additional workers to make sure they have all the help they need for the inevitable rush. And not only in retail sales positions (though there are plenty of those, for sure): businesses need help in warehouses, shipping and delivery, customer service, security – even extra janitorial work. You’ll find many seasonal jobs available in a variety of different industries. 

If you’re looking for an opportunity to earn extra cash during the holidays, a seasonal job at one of the following companies may be right for you.

Top employers hiring seasonal workers

Shipping companies like UPS, FedEx, and DHL get extra busy during the holiday season, so now is a great time to check them out. 

Target has been a big seasonal employer every year recently, and this year is no exception. They’re ramping up their staff in stores as well as distribution and logistics centers, so there’s really something for almost everyone. 

Big department stores like Macy's and Kohl’s do it all, so be sure to look into them for all kinds of roles in stores as well as in warehouse and logistics this holiday season.

Bath & Body Works gets a ton of extra business during the holidays since they’re a popular gifting category, so they definitely need extra help in stores. 

Finish Line needs associates to help with their sports shoe and clothing business in their standalone stores as well as their stores in Macy’s, plus the stores they operate under the JD Sports brand.

Ross Stores needs help during the holiday season in their stores with Retail Sales Associates, Stock Associates, and Store Protection Specialists. 

Don’t sleep on Spirit Halloween for seasonal work right now. 

Amazon Warehouse and Amazon DSP (Amazon Delivery) are two main hiring arms of the ecommerce giant that offer lots of different roles for the busy holiday season.

Five Below is hiring additional people in their specialty discount stores to help them handle the surge of holiday business this year.

Best Buy needs extra help all season long in retail stores and supply chain. And don’t forget their Geek Squad roles, which also ramp up from the holiday season and beyond.

Chewy is an ecommerce pet supply brand that needs people to work in warehouse positions and material handling. 

Find Seasonal Work 

Seasonal work offers lots of opportunities. If you only need to work for a short period, these jobs can be a great chance to earn some additional cash. Or if you’re hoping to find a path into working for a company permanently, seasonal work can also help you get a foot in the door. Regardless of why you’re looking to work, now is the time to apply if you want to make as much money as possible during this holiday season.