Macy’s Gearing Up for a Successful Holiday Season
National Hiring Event on October 18
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2018--
Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) today announced plans to hire approximately
80,000 seasonal colleagues for positions at its Macy’s and
Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online
fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2018 holiday season. Macy’s
anticipates a strong and successful holiday shopping season.
The company also announced its national hiring event for the year, which
will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., in
local time zones. Applicants who are able to attend the hiring event are
encouraged to visit all Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s Backstage
stores, as well as the company’s call centers and distribution and
fulfillment centers. Each location’s hiring event offers a warm welcome
to applicants and a comfortable hiring experience. Candidates who are
unable to attend the hiring event, or interview on location, have the
opportunity to complete the interview process over the phone.
Candidates interested in open positions can apply and discover
opportunities by visiting macysJOBS.com
Positions in all facilities and stores nationwide are searchable on
Macy’s Inc.’s easy-to-navigate hiring sites. Candidates are encouraged
to submit applications online prior to the hiring events, and candidates
who submit online applications will receive a response via email.
“Macy’s, Inc. is focused on providing customers with a great shopping
experience, and we wouldn’t be able to do that without our colleagues –
who are the key to our success,” said John Harper, Macy’s chief stores
officer. “Seasonal colleagues play an especially important role in the
Macy’s holiday shopping experience, whether in a store, a fulfillment or
distribution center or in a call center. We’re thrilled to offer
seasonal colleagues flexibility, competitive hourly income and a
merchandise discount. Additionally, the majority of our colleagues,
full-time, part-time and seasonal, are eligible for our Path to Growth
Incentive in 2018.”
Macy’s, Inc.’s 2018 seasonal hiring plan includes the
Approximately 23,500 of the 80,000 total seasonal positions will be
based in direct-to-consumer fulfillment facilities that support sales
generated by the company’s omnichannel business strategy. This is an
increase of 5,500 positions compared to 2017 to ensure customers receive
the service and seamless omnichannel experience that they expect during
this important time of year. These positions are located in megacenters
in Goodyear, AZ; Cheshire, CT; Tulsa, OK; Portland, TN; and Martinsburg,
WV, as well as in product-specific fulfillment centers in Sacramento,
CA; Stone Mountain, GA; Secaucus, NJ; and Joppa, MD.
Approximately 1,500 colleagues will be hired to interact with customers
via telephone, email and online chat at customer service centers
in Mason, OH; Clearwater, FL; and Tempe, AZ.
Approximately 1,000 people will be hired across the country to support
the 92nd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Santalands
and other iconic holiday events.
Seasonal colleagues at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores serve customers
on the selling floor and work in store operations positions, including
fulfilling buy online pick-up-in-store orders and buy online
ship-to-store orders. Macy’s expects buy online pick-up-in store and buy
online ship-to-store orders to be a great draw for our customers this
season because of the convenience and efficiency that store pickup
Additionally colleagues have the opportunity to interact with customers
via call centers, support the fulfillment process and coordinate
shipments nationwide. Most seasonal positions are part-time, often with
flexibility to fit the availability of the individuals hired. Macy’s
employs colleagues from many walks of life ranging from students to
retirees. Those interested in the opportunity to work in a fun,
fast-paced and collegial environment are encouraged to apply.
About the Path to Growth Incentive
At Macy’s every job matters, and the Path to Growth Incentive Plan
recognizes that every colleague has a role to play in driving our
success. All colleagues are eligible, including full-time, part-time and
seasonal. The Path to Growth Incentive is tied directly to measurable
goals that align to the colleague’s work area. Colleagues receive a
quarterly Path to Growth Incentive if their goals are achieved. The Path
to Growth Incentive Plan excludes colleagues covered by or currently
negotiating a collective bargaining agreement, colleagues not paid by
Macy’s, Inc., Macy’s China and Bluemercury colleagues, and executives on
the annual incentive plan.
About Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers. With fiscal 2017
sales of $24.837 billion and approximately 130,000 employees, the
company operates approximately 690 department stores under the
nameplates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and more than 170 specialty stores
that include Bloomingdale’s The Outlet, Bluemercury, Macy’s Backstage
and STORY. Macy’s, Inc. operates stores in 44 states, the District of
Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as macys.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, New York.
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