Target is helping the economy grow as unemployment hits the lowest it’s been in years. They are hiring 120,000 seasonal workers this holiday season, a 20 percent increase from last year. They plans to double the number of temporary roles and needs workers to fulfill online orders during the holidays, to meet rising demand for its order pickup and drive-up services that have been rolling out across the U.S.
Starting pay will be $12 with benefits like a 10 percent discount on Target.com and 20 percent off wellness merchandise like fruits, vegetables and workout gear.
Target also will set aside $2 million for rewards to seasonal workers through its worker appreciation program.