NOW HIRING: UPS, Macy's, other companies looking for seasonal workers

Posted at 11:21 AM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 15:43:14-04
'Tis the season for new TV shows, pumpkin spice everything and temporary work. A number of companies put out their yearly call for seasonal workers to get them through the holiday rush.  
Macy's is holding five hiring events at Valley locations to fill a variety of positions including retail sales, cosmetics, management and asset protection. FedEx alone expects to hire 1,000 in the Phoenix metro area.
Here are five company hiring seasonal Valley workers:
FedEx is adding hours for some existing employees and beefing up the workforce with seasonal positions during the peak holiday season. Apply here.
Toys“R”Us expects to hire more than 400 seasonal workers in the Phoenix market, nearly 600 in all of Arizona. Last year many seasonal workers became permanent employees. Jobseekers can also take part in national hiring events at all Toys“R”Us stores and distribution centers on Monday, October 10 and Friday, November 11. You can apply here.    
Macy's has seasonal regular and flexible work team positions open. The retail giant is holding hiring events at five locations on Sept. 30 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.  
Macy's Biltmore Fashion Park Phoenix
Macy's Arrowhead Towne Center Glendale
Macy's Chandler Fashion Center Chandler
Macy's Superstition Springs Center Mesa
Macy's San Tan Village Gilbert
You can also apply here.  
If you're ready to hit the ground running this holiday season, you can apply for one of the hundreds of UPS seasonal jobs.  The company announced that it expects to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees across the country to begin in November and continue through January 2017. The full- and part-time seasonal positions include package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers.
JCPenney is looking for seasonal sales and operations associates. There are positions open in Phoenix,  Tempe, Flagstaff and more. You can see a list of available positions here.
Looking for a permanent job?  Check here.