Target Hiring 8000 Seasonal Employees in Los Angeles Area

Target Hiring 8000 Seasonal Employees in Los Angeles Area

Online retail giant Amazon is adding 120,000 temporary jobs to its warehouse workforce for the holidays, which will almost double its staff.

Now is the time to get hired for holiday work at Target.

Amazon announced this morning that over 120,000 positions will be created this season across its "network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites".

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) said it would hire 120,000 workers in the United States this holiday season, same as a year ago, as the online behemoth prepares for the holiday shopping frenzy.

Across the country, Amazon will be hiring an additional 120,000 workers for the holiday season, a company news release said Thursday. The company said many employees return year after year, and some even continue on in full-time positions.

In addition to here in Connecticut, Amazon positions are available in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

US shoppers will spend between $678.75 billion and $682 billion on holiday shopping this year, a growth of 3.6 percent to 4 percent over last year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Those employees receive "competitive wages and comprehensive benefits", such as healthcare and a 401 (k), along with stock awards and bonuses.

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