LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - JCPenney is gearing up for the holiday shopping season with plans to hire 450 seasonal associates throughout Arkansas.
The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and JCPenney is getting ready for crowds of eager customers by increasing staff for the holiday shopping rush.
The hiring will be for a variety of store positions. Available customer service and support positions include cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant and more. JCPenney offers seasonal associates a full associate discount up to 25 percent, as well as flexible holiday scheduling.
To fill the nearly 40,000 seasonal positions available in approximately 875 stores, JCPenney is hosting its first-ever National Hiring Day on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 2-8 p.m.
National Hiring Day events will take place in each JCPenney store across the country with management holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to candidates on-the-spot. All skill levels are welcome and individuals are encouraged to apply online at jcpcareers.com or in-store at one of our applicant kiosks prior to attending the event.
"I miss him so much," says Fredecia Gordon.
"We're 8 miles out of Malvern, and we're about 12-15…
He's like a guardian angel without the wings.