Kohl’s Hiring 90,000 Seasonal Associates for the Holidays; Aims to Hire 5,000 in One Day During First-Ever National Hiring Event


Kohl’s provides update on seasonal hiring efforts

With the holidays just around the corner, Kohl’s today provided the following updates on seasonal hiring efforts for the back half of the year, in addition to announcing plans to hire 90,000 seasonal associates:

  • As part of its hiring total, Kohl’s plans to hire 7,000 associates to staff up a 135-store omni power center pilot supporting increased digital demand fulfilled by stores during the season. Omni power centers within store locations enhance Kohl’s fulfillment capabilities during peak periods by equipping them with more inventory, technology and process enhancements to allow associates to be more efficient in fulfilling digital orders.

  • New this year, Kohl’s will host its first-ever national hiring event on Saturday, October 5, at all stores and e-commerce fulfillment centers nationwide with the intent to hire 5,000 seasonal associates in one day.

  • Interested candidates can visit KohlsCareers.com/OurJobs to explore and apply for open positions now and all season long.  

“Our early hiring strategy continues to work well for us - with thousands of seasonal associates already hired and beginning their seasonal positions at Kohl’s,” said Marc Chini, Kohl’s senior executive vice president, chief people officer. “We continue to see tremendous interest from talented candidates ready to join our results-oriented team across our entire network of stores, e-commerce fulfillment and distribution centers nationwide. We are confident our strategy will once again position Kohl’s to meet holiday demand and provide the incredible service our customers know and expect from Kohl’s.”

Kohl’s began early seasonal hiring at 500 Kohl’s stores in July, with seasonal positions now available at more than 1,100 stores, distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers nationwide. Hiring needs are determined on an individual store basis and may vary by location. 

First-Ever National Hiring Day
Kohl’s will host a national hiring day on Saturday, October 5, at its more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide with the intent to hire approximately 5,000 seasonal associates in one day for the holiday season. Candidates can visit their local Kohl’s store during the national hiring event to interview for available positions with the possibility to receive a verbal offer on the spot. Kohl’s provides interested candidates a quick and easy application process across desktop, mobile and in-store platforms. 

Better Positions. Better Opportunities. It’s Better at Kohl’s.
Whether individuals are looking to begin a career in retail, earn additional money for the holidays, or maximize their savings with great discounts this holiday season, Kohl’s has a variety of positions available for interested candidates. In addition to an exciting, supportive work environment rooted in a culture of appreciation and opportunity, Kohl’s offers competitive wages, a weekly pay schedule, an immediate 15% Kohl’s associate discount – which can be stacked with other applicable Kohl’s coupons – and special associate shop days with no brand exclusions for even more savings.  

For more information on all available positions please visit KohlsCareers.com/OurJobs.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Kohl's intends forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl's actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those described in Item 1A in Kohl's Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in Kohl's filings with the SEC. Forward looking statements relate to the date initially made, and Kohl’s undertakes no obligation to update them.