Macy’s Hiring Seasonal Staff for Holidays after Great Thanksgiving Weekend

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As an avid reader of our site, you may have noticed that we have taken an interest in what is going on at Macy’s. We think the large retailer is a good indicator for current state in physical retail.

Also, the fact Hal Lawton moved from eBay to Macy’s has us thinking there is a stronger focus toward eCommerce coming. Maybe a marketplace like integration for small businesses?

With that in mind, it appears Macy’s is having a great season and this should bode well for many retailers, online and offline.

Here is the Press Release from Macy’s

Macy’s, Inc. today announced plans to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s stores nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season.

To discover open positions and opportunities for on-site interviews, candidates should apply in advance at macysJOBS.com. Positions in all stores nationwide are searchable on the easy-to-navigate hiring sites. Candidates who submit applications online will receive a response via email.

“Macy’s has had a great start to this holiday season with high customer volume across our business. Due to the strong traffic in our stores, we are adding associates in our stores across the country to ensure that customers continue to receive the high level of service they have come to expect from us,” said John Harper, Macy’s chief stores officer.

“We are excited to be further expanding our seasonal workforce. Seasonal workers play an important role in the Macy’s holiday shopping experience and, in addition to a competitive hourly income, they will experience a flexible working environment and benefit from a merchandise discount.”

Seasonal store associates at Macy’s serve customers on the selling floor and work in store operations positions, including fulfilling buy online, pick-up-in-store orders. Most seasonal positions are part-time, often with flexibility to fit the availability of the individuals hired.

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Richard is a long time entrepreneur. He has nearly 17 years of eBay experience and his current company is a perennial Top Seller on eBay with tens of thousands of customers in over 100 countries. To "relax" from the business grind, on some weekends he works for IMSA as a professional sports car race official.

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