Holiday hiring up for Kohl's nationwide

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  Kohl's Department Stores nationwide will be hiring thousands of associates for the upcoming holiday season.

According to a news release, Kohl's anticipates hiring more than 40,000 people.  The company states that number is up five percent since last year, claiming store growth this year as the reason for the increase.

The department store anticipates hiring an average of 35 associates per store at its 1,127 stores in 49 states.  Typical jobs for Kohl's include unloading trucks, freight processing, stocking and cash register duties.

Hiring for holiday positions has begun this month and the company indicates most jobs will be filled by mid-November.

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