Kohl's anticipates hiring more than 52,000 associates

By WEEK Producer

Kohl's anticipates hiring more than 52,000 associates

September 18, 2012 Updated Sep 18, 2012 at 3:29 PM CDT

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- If you're looking for a seasonal retail job, Kohl's has more than 52,000 openings you can choose from.

The department store announced Tuesday it anticipates on hiring 52,700 associates across the United States this holiday season, which is 10 percent more than last year's numbers.

The company says success in stores and online growth prompted the need for more associates.

"Kohl's is known for providing excellent customer service delivered by our dedicated associates," said John Worthington, Kohl's chief administrative officer.  "That commitment to deliver on our customer promise to expect great things is especially important during the holiday season, and we are pleased to be hiring more than 52,700 associates across the country to help our customers and support our stores during this busy time."

Kohl's started filling positions this month and says most seasonal jobs will be filled by mid-November.

For more information, visit www.kohlscareers.com.

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