Stretch Your Dollar: ‘Tis the season for hiring employees

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2015, file photo, a UPS worker pulls a container full of packages across a floor embedded with casters at Worldport in Louisville, Ky. UPS plans to add 95,000 workers to meet the 2016 holiday-season demand from online shopping, the company announced Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. That's about the same as in 2015. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)


(WTNH) — It is that time of the year again, the holiday’s are coming up and national companies are looking to hire seasonal workers.

News 8 is looking to help you look at some of the best work opportunities available this season. The holiday’s are generating job availability. Industries have announced that they plan to hire seasonal workers during the gift-giving season.

These jobs that generally span from November through January, could possibly translate into a job that is more permanent.

Toys R Us, a national company that is hiring, has permanently hired 15-20% of their seasonal workers in recent years. UPS, within the past three years, has had over 40% of seasonal workers that were hired permanently.

Other companies that have announced that they are going to hire this holiday season are Target, looking to hire 70,000 people this season, and The Big Box Store, which is looking for an additional 7,500 people.

Go online if you are looking for a job. Most companies now have websites that are designed to hire seasonal workers.

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