Amazon To Add 50,000 Seasonal Workers

Amazon To Hire 50,000 Seasonal Workers

Amazon will hire 50,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, adding to the ever-growing list of seasonal hires. Similar announcements have come from big-box retailers Wal-Mart and Target, as well as from Toys R Us, Macy’s, JC Penney, and Best Buy. Challenger predicts this year will see better hiring than last, but we are far from pre-recession levels.


Announced Seasonal Hiring
Target Retail 90,000
Macy’s Retail 80,000
Kohl’s Retail 52,700
Wal-Mart Retail 50,000
Amazon Retail 50,000
Toys R Us Retail 45,000
JC Penney Retail 40,000
PartyCity Retail 20,000
Gamestop Retail 17,000
Best Buy Retail 14,000
Hickory Farms Food 5,225
TOTAL   463,925



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