What to Know
- Target is hiring 13,000 seasonal employees in LA
- Nationwide hiring events begin Oct. 12
- New employees will begin at $12 an hour
Target announced Thursday it plans to hire 13,000 seasonal employees in Los Angeles. The company also plans to hire 28,000 seasonal employees across California and 120,000 across the country.
The company will host hiring events nationwide starting Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There will be a chance for eligible applicants to interview on the spot and receive a conditional job offer during the weekend events.
Employees hired after Sept. 16 will begin at $12 an hour minimum wage. The retailer is committed to increasing its minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour by the end of 2020.
New seasonal employees will be expected to help guests find the perfect gift for everyone on their wish lists, stock shelves with the latest toys, decorations and holiday meal essentials.
Fulfillment and distribution centers employees will process freight to stores and fulfill online orders, including receiving, picking and loading items.
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This year, Target is investing more than $2 million to reward team members working during the busy holiday season as part of its work.win.give. appreciation program.
One lucky employee will be randomly selected to receive a $500 holiday gift card and an opportunity to donate $500 to the local community organization of their choice.
Additionally, Target will celebrate the grand opening of its Mission Viejo small-format store on Nov. 11, 2018, and will begin hiring 100 team members at an event on Sept. 18.
Candidates for Target’s seasonal positions and those interested in a distribution center role can apply at TargetSeasonalJobs.com.