Seasonal Jobs in 2023! Here’s Who’s Hiring This Holiday Season
Last updated October 26, 2023
Companies hire workers year-round, but increase their hiring during the holiday season. To help you find your next seasonal job, we've compiled some of the largest companies hiring across the country this winter!
Amazon is hiring tens of thousands of employees during the holiday season. There are three roles you will see most commonly: (1) package sorter and loader, (2) warehouse associate, and (3) store shopper. If you are looking for a flexible schedule, a fast-paced working environment, and a competitive wage, check out their list of opportunities to find a position near you. Most of their starting wages are between $19-$22. You can also sign up for texts to get job notifications in your area. Depending on your job and how long you stay, you can also access tuition reimbursement for college.
Best Buy is hiring part-time and full-time seasonal employees in their stores, distribution centers, and even for their Geek Squad! Some of their customer service positions (such as cashiers and customer experience specialists) are available to people who are 16 and older, but other positions may require you to be at least 18.
Dick's Sporting Goods
Dick's Sporting Goods is hiring for positions in their warehouses and stores across the country. They offer flexible schedules and a 25% discount to employees!
FedEx has a list of openings available for seasonal and permanent positions. FedEx operates many businesses– like shipping and receiving, warehouses, and retail shops for printing– so there are many options to choose from. The pay for most positions will start at $15/hour, and you must be 18 or older to apply. If you have an interest in customer service or supply chain management, below are a few jobs at FedEx you should look into:
Retail Customer Service Associate
Package Recovery Agent
Gap Inc., the parent company of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic, is hiring for positions in their stores, distribution centers, and customer service centers. The application takes less than three minutes to complete. Seasonal employees will receive perks, such as:
A 50% discount off all of their brands and a 30% discount at outlet stores
Unique wellness options, such as on-site flu shots and back-up child care and daycare service.
Kohl's is hiring seasonal employees across the country for positions in stores and warehouses. Employees at Kohl's get paid weekly and can receive a 15-35% store discount and specific discounts with partner companies. Be sure to sign up for their hiring newsletter to stay in the know!
From customer service roles to online order fulfillment, Target has more than 100,000 seasonal positions available. Specifically, they’re looking for part-time workers. Target's hourly wage is $15/hour, and may be higher in select cities and locations. Your first interview will always be virtual and on your own time. In addition to competitive pay, seasonal employees will receive:
A 10% employee discount (plus an extra 20% discount on wellness items)
Free mental health support
Free virtual doctor visits
United Parcel Services (UPS) has nearly 5,000+ seasonal warehouse, customer service, and package handler jobs to fill. If you are 17 and older, you can work as a package handler and customer service representative. If you are 21 years old and have a driver’s license, you can apply to be a delivery driver. In addition to seasonal roles, there are permanent ones as well. You can also sign up to receive email alerts for jobs in your area.
United States Postal Service (USPS)
The Postal Service (and many other delivery companies) is on a hiring spree for full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. Common entry-level roles include processing clerks and distribution associates.
Walmart is almost always hiring. They own Sam's Club as well, so be sure to look at their jobs this holiday season, too! The average wage for these jobs is more than $20/hour. As the holidays get closer, Walmart will often also have incentives to join their team. Additionally, there may be an opportunity to convert to a permanent employee at the end of the holiday season.
Many of these positions will fill up quickly, so be sure to apply as soon as possible. If you need support finding a job or want any advice, text Jobs to #33-55-77 to speak with one of our career advisors!