Looking to make a few extra bucks around the holidays? Stores nationwide are hiring by the hundreds for help with holiday shopping.
Here are some companies in the Chicago area looking for extra help this season:
When: Oct. 11, noon to 7p.m.
Hiring fairs will take place at all Best Buy stores on Oct. 11 from noon to 7 p.m. local time.
When: Oct. 11 - 13 and Nov. 2 -3, from 10a.m. to 6p.m.
Target is looking to hire 125,000 seasonal team members nationwide. Apply for available roles at TargetSeasonalJobs.com or stop in to a local store or distribution center.
When: Oct. 15, 2 to 8 p.m.
To fill the seasonal positions, each JCPenney location is hosting an annual National Hiring Day event. During the event, management will be holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to qualified candidates on-the-spot.
When: Oct. 21, 1 to 5p.m.
Where: Fox Valley Shopping Center JCPenney, 4 Fox Valley Center, Aurora
A free educational class for interested stylists will take place as the salon seeks to staff the cutting-edge salon. JCPenney’s premier commission plan allows experienced incoming stylists to set their own prices. Highly experienced stylists can also take advantage of leading commission rates, no booth rental fees and flexible scheduling.
DICK’S Sporting Goods
When: Oct. 16
DICK’S is planning to hire approximately 315 seasonal employees in Chicago as part of its “National Signing Day.” Applicants should first apply online and then visit their nearest DICK’S location.
When: Oct. 16 and 17, 5:30p.m. to 8p.m.
Lincoln Park CB2 is hosting a "Holiday Hiring Open House" searching for seasonal sale associates. Walk-ins are welcome but interested applicants should apply online and bring a resume to the event.
From November to January, UPS expects to hire about 100,000 season workers to support higher demand in package delivery. Interested job-seekers can apply online or at a local employment fair at a UPS location in their area
Macy's on State Street is hiring seasonal associates. Anyone who is interested can apply online at macysjobs.com.
Under Armour is hiring sales and stock "Teammates." Apply online at careers.underarmour.com.