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|Macy’s, Inc. to Hire 80,000 Seasonal Associates in 2017, Expand National Hiring Event on September 28-29|
The company also announced its national holiday hiring event, expanding
to two days this year:
To discover open positions and opportunities for on-site interviews, candidates should apply in advance at macysJOBS.com or bloomingdalesJOBS.com. Positions in all facilities and stores nationwide are searchable on the easy-to-navigate hiring sites. Candidates who submit applications online will receive a response via e-mail.
“Macy's greatest strength is our talent, and our associates, who directly engage with our customers, play a major role in our success. During the holiday season, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s shoppers appreciate our higher staffing levels wherever they connect with us – in stores, online and mobile, or by phone, and our associates love the income-earning opportunity,” said Jeff Gennette, Macy’s, Inc. chief executive officer. “We first offer current associates the opportunity to work extra hours over the holidays, and then add to our workforce with seasonal hires. We also employ students, retirees and individuals from many walks of life who wish to supplement their income and benefit from receiving a merchandise discount. We are proud to offer them this opportunity to work in a fun, fast-paced and collegial environment.”
Macy’s, Inc.’s 2017 seasonal hiring plan includes the following:
Seasonal associates at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s serve customers on the selling floor, work in store operations positions, interact with customers via call centers, and staff the distribution and fulfillment centers that coordinate shipments to stores and directly to customers who buy online or via mobile. Macy’s, Inc. is one of the largest online retailers in America. Most seasonal positions are part-time, often with flexibility to fit the availability of the individuals hired.
“The overall number of seasonal associates is in line with our streamlined store base. By increasing the number of associates in our direct-to-consumer fulfillment facilities, we’re ensuring our customers get the service and seamless omnichannel experience they want during this important time of year,” concluded Gennette.
About Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers. With fiscal 2016
sales of $25.778 billion and approximately 140,000 employees, the
company operates more than 700 department stores under the nameplates
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and approximately 150 specialty stores that
include Bloomingdale’s The Outlet, Bluemercury and Macy’s Backstage.
Macy’s, Inc. operates stores in 45 states, the District of
Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as macys.com, bloomingdales.com
and bluemercury.com. Bloomingdale’s stores in Dubai and Kuwait are
operated by Al Tayer Group LLC under license agreements. Macy’s, Inc.
has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and New York,
(NOTE: Additional information on Macy’s, Inc., including past news releases, is available at www.macysinc.com/pressroom)
Source: Macy’s, Inc.