Thursday, September 13, 2018

Target to hire 120,000 seasonal workers to handle holidays

Target Corp. announced Thursday it plans to hire about 120,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season — 20 percent more than last year — and will up its starting pay by $1 an hour.

As consumers increasingly shift to online shopping, the Minneapolis-based retailer said it will double the number of workers dedicated to handling in-store pickup and curbside service, and boost its workforce at distribution warehouses by about two-thirds from last year. . . . more