It's that time of year again. No, not just Back to School season. It's time for seasonal hiring. And this year, every industry is getting in on the hiring fun. From NASCAR to UPS, there are open jobs aplenty.
The jobs including full-time, part-time positions and those flexible shifts work well for those between jobs, students, working parents or others who want to earn extra cash this holiday. Looking to try something new? Look no further. Here are 14 companies hiring seasonal workers now.
Details: Daytona International Speedway is the home of "The Great American Race" - the Daytona 500. Though the season-opening NASCAR Cup event garners most of the attention, the enormous 480-acre motorsports complex boasts the most diverse schedule of racing on the globe, thus earning it the title of "World Center of Racing." They are hiring seasonal customer care specialists, technicians and more.
What Employees Say: “Great experience overall. You learn as you go and it is truly the best hands on experience you can get.” —Former Employee
Details: GoHealth is a company that revolutionized the health insurance shopping process. They are currently hiring seasonal sales agents to assist individuals through the important decision-making process of selecting a health plan that matches their needs with the optimal product and service.
What Employees Say: “Employees are given opportunities to grow. It is impossible to get bored at this job, but time isn't wasted on worthless things. The environment is extremely fun and I am surrounded by smart people who keep me engaged and constantly learning.” —Current Technology Employee
Details: FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company, that has been delivering flowers since 1910. They are hiring Customer Service Representatives which are responsible for answering in-bound calls, taking orders for flowers and specialty gift items, assisting customers with questions, data entry and resolving issues
What Employees Say: “Technology company, more emphasis on quality and innovations. Provides plenty of opportunities to learn latest technologies and frameworks. Working with small, focused smart mates is enjoyable, we can learn lot. Fun place to work.” —Former Senior Software Development Engineer
Details: Burlington Stores operates more than 590 retail stores offering off-price, current, brand-name clothing in 45 states and Puerto Rico. Burlington is hiring seasonal cashiers, stock merchandisers, markdown associates, and retail associates. Are you an outgoing, upbeat, people person with great organizational skills? Would you thrive in a high-energy environment where associates work together to drive results? Is it important to you to make a difference in the community where you live and work? If you answered yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you. You will enjoy a competitive wage, flexible hours, and an associate discount.
What Employees Say: “Awesome team, beautiful building, extensive training program.” —Current Employee
Details: Target is on a hiring spree to fill 100,00 seasonal jobs in its 1,816 stores across the U.S. On top of that, the retailer is also looking to add an additional 4,500 seasonal employees to the workforce at its distribution and fulfillment centers. This means that those looking for work this holiday season can head to its website or one of its stores to apply. The retail company will also be holding a seasonal hiring event next month. This will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 through Sunday, Oct. 15 local time at every Target store. https://corporate.target.com/article/2017/09/seasonal-hiring-2017
What Employees Say: “Great benefits. Positive atmosphere. Quick development, if you're willing to work hard. Easy to get time off. Fast paced workdays.” —Current Senior Team Lead
Crate & Barrel
Details: Love home decor? Consider a seasonal role at Crate & Barrel. The Crate and Barrel family of brands, including CB2 and The Land of Nod, is an industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer, known for exclusive and functional designs celebrating all things home. Across the country, Crate & Barrel is looking for sales associates, stock associates and more from Wisconsin to Florida. They are hosting Holiday Hiring Open Houses welcoming walk-ins who bring a copy of their resume with them.
What Employees Say: “The company has great products and visual displays. Discount and benefits are unparalleled.” —Former Employee
Details: This year, Michaels announced it will hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. and Canadian stores and distribution centers this holiday season. Last year, more than 50% of seasonal positions transitioned to regular roles after the holidays. Seasonal Michaels Team Members receive competitive wages, flexible schedules and a 30% discount in a creative atmosphere that makes working fun. Being on Michaels store team is an experience filled with hard work, creativity, and teamwork. Each Team Member helps customers create something amazing - no small task. Seasonal positions are being offered in the 1,366 stores across 49 states in the U.S. and Canada.
What Employees Say: “30% off discount. I had great coworkers. Great place to be if you have art experience already, you'll be vital to the team if you have a well-rounded knowledge of the types of arts we sell.” —Former Sales Associate
Details: The NBA is ramping up for the 2017-2018 season and hiring seasonal roles in accounting, business analytics, community impact, digital, events, marketing and more. Want to get your foot in the door? Apply now.
What Employees Say: “The people are amazing and if you like sports, perks of getting close to the game is good.” —Current Manager
Details: Rifle Paper Co. is a stationery and lifestyle brand based in Winter Park, Florida founded and owned by husband and wife team, Anna and Nathan Bond. This small business is hiring for the following part-time roles: freelance illustrator, warehousing specialist, fulfillment specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Great brand! Great designs, and opportunity for growth.” —Current Executive Assistant
Details: It’s no secret that the holidays mean a ramped up shipping season. UPS is currently hiring like crazy. Part-time package handlers, air package drivers, driver helpers, dockworkers, warehouse associates and more are needed. Plus, most locations provide up to $25,000 in education assistance toward college, technical or trade school.
What Employees Say: “The pay is excellent .health care is 100 % paid with 100 %coverage...with exception to eye and dental which is about 70%..coverage...pension is outstanding..full package with wages and benefits is worth 130,000 yearly..without a college education I am grateful for the standard of living UPS HAS AFFORDED ME AND MY FAMILY!...and with 27 years of service I now get 6 weeks vacation with 8 sick days..and 9 paid … “ —Current Delivery Driver
Details: Gap Inc. is looking for tons of people to join the ranks at Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores across the country. And they are hiring like crazy. From sales to stockroom, customer relations to transportation, Orange County, California to Osage Beach Missouri, there’s something for everyone. Plus as an employee, you’ll get a 50% discount at all of their stores.
What Employees Say: “Gap is a great company to work for. My co-workers are nice and the job is straightforward. We get schedules three weeks in advance so there is no last minute planning around work. The employee discount is great too.” —Current Sales Associate
Details: AutoNation is driven by over 25,000 Associates representing over 35 auto manufacturer brands at over 300 stores, in 16 states. They are currently hiring for over 1,000 roles throughout the nation. AutoNation sales associates enjoy many advantages including the best blend of online, in-store and classroom training to cover the entire auto sales process — including e-commerce selling, purchase options and negotiations, used vehicle selling and management training.
What Employees Say: “Teamwork! Very unusual for car sales and competitive sales. Management cares about you the client and everyone's overall experience!” —Former Sales Representative
Details: Hayneedle, a subsection of Walmart eCommerce, is hiring Customer Care Email Specialists, Fraud Review Associates, and Distribution Center Associates across the country. They’re also looking for work-at-home customer care specialists. In these roles, you will respond to sales and service requests from all email queues, plus support customer interactions via phone as business need dictates.
What Employees Say: “Hayneedle has a great culture. It's a positive place to work. The company is growing and it's an exciting time to work there. In years to come, I think people will look back at Hayneedle and wish they would've joined the team at this pivotal time.” —Current Employee
Details: Seasonal roles abound at Old Navy. From brand associates to stock associates and loss prevention reps, there’s a little something for everyone in the over 8,000 jobs that Old Navy has open. Plus, employees enjoy 50% off merchandise from Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic
What Employees Say: “They were very flexible with my schedule while I was part-time. I got to work as much as I wanted. It was relatively easy to work up the ladder.” —Former Pricing Specialist