Retailers Announce Openings for Seasonal Workers

There are more than 40 days until Black Friday and retailers are putting out the call for more employees with five big-name stores planning on adding hundreds of associates. 

Target hosted a seasonal hiring event October 12 - 14 to fill 1,200 positions for 23 stores in San Diego County. The positions included store employees as well as roles in the distribution and fulfillment centers.

JCPenney is preparing to hire more than 450 people to fill seasonal positions in San Diego. Jobs include cashier, replenishment specialist and SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant.

Applicants can take part in an in-store event on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 2-8 p.m. Individuals are encouraged to apply online at or using an in-store kiosk.

Best Buy will host a national holiday hiring fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at all of its stores. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and jobs available include sales, customer service, inventory and merchandising. Be prepared to be interviewed at the hiring fair.

BevMo! announced its plan to hire more than 500 people at 163 stores in California, Arizona and Washington. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit a local store to submit an application, or click on the employment link at

Kohl’s will hold hiring events on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27, at select stores. Anyone interested is advised to stop by a store and ask to interview for a seasonal position.

Macy's will also be holding a nationwide hiring day on Thursday, Oct. 18. Anyone interested in working for the company as a sales associate or in seasonal receiving should plan on stopping by participating stores for an interview between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. that day. 

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