FILE- On this Aug. 28, 2018, file photograph cashier Liz Moore, proper, checks out prospects Christie Meeks, middle, and Lisa Starnes, left, at a Kohl’s retailer in Harmony, N.C. On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Kohl’s introduced that it’s launching an early wave of hires for the back-to-school by means of the vacation season throughout 500 shops, almost double the quantity with early hiring place in contrast with final yr. (AP Photograph/Chuck Burton, File) The Related Press
By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Author
NEW YORK (AP) — Kohl’s is launching an early wave of hires for the back-to-school by means of the vacation season throughout 500 shops, almost double the quantity with early hiring place in contrast with final yr.
The hiring, introduced on Wednesday, will kick off in August and embrace shops and distribution and e-commerce success facilities. The division retailer chain can be hiring three,000 full-time and part-time employees for all shops nationwide.
The transfer comes as retailers battle to search out expert employees in a good job market the place the unemployment price is close to a five-decade low. Total, employers have been including jobs quicker than new employees movement into the financial system.
Kohl’s Corp. introduced in late June a yr in the past it was on the lookout for employees at 300 shops in its early wave of hires for the again half.
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