Seasonal Job Offerings


Brittney Barker, Writer

The holidays not only bring fun festivities and decorations, it also brings along job opportunities. Many who apply this time of year will find a job. In fact, this is predicted to be the best time of year to get a job. Reports show more places will be hiring for this year’s holiday season than ever before.

Seasonal workers are hired to aide with the rush of customers that greatly increase during the holiday season. Seasonal workers may be hired as early as September. Jasmine Jones, a senior at Bob Jones, got her first job during seasonal hiring, along with many other Bob Jones students.

There are many places to apply in order to get a seasonal job. Toy’s R Us, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Target, and Wal-Mart are known for seasonal hiring. says Target alone is expected to hire 80,000 to 90,000 employees for the holiday season.

To apply for seasonal jobs, it is best to check for online applications or visit the store and talk to the employees.