Published November 29, 2012
I began to dig into seasonal jobs this week on Fox News and Fox and Friends. Even though these companies began to hire in October, there are STILL opportunities through December.
UPS - American global package delivery company
*Hiring 55,000 seasonal workers
*Top Jobs: driver helpers, package sorters, loaders or unloaders (average salary is $8.50 per hour)
*Expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, surpassing last year’s record of 480 million
*They project the busiest day of the year will be Thursday, Dec. 20, when an estimated 28 million packages will be delivered around the world
*On an average day, UPS delivers 15.8 million packages
*Find out more info at www.upsjobs.com or the UPSjobs page on Facebook.
STERLING JEWELERS – retail & specialty jewelry company, parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry.
*Has more than 500 seasonal, part-time and full-time positions nationwide
*Top Jobs: Retail Sales, Store Managers, Assistant Managers, Sales Professionals
*Previous jewelry experience is not required and they have a promote-from-within culture
*Benefits include: Base pay + commission, merchandise discounts, incentive trips/contests, 401k, paid time-off, medical/dental (only FT employees)
*With 1,300+ stores nationwide, Sterling is the largest specialty fine jewelry company in the United States by sales and number of stores.
*Find out more info at www.sterlingcareers.com
AMAZON.COM – multinational electronic commerce company, it is the world's largest online retailer.
*Will hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees, up slightly from last year
*Top Jobs: Distribution, Packing, Shipping
*Jobs pay 30% higher than retail jobs
*They are hiring through December and anticipate thousands will stay on as permanent positions
*Find out more info at www.amazonfulfillmentcareers.com