Toys ‘R’ Us, Kohl’s plan on hiring over a thousand seasonal employees in Connecticut

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HARTFORD – Retailers Toys ‘R’ Us and Kohl’s plan to hire over a thousand employees for the holiday shopping season in the state.

Toys ‘R’ Us said that it plans to hire 40,000 seasonal employees nationwide and 455 in Connecticut to work at its local stores. Kohls announced plans to hire an average of 50 employees per store in addition to increasing staffing at it’s distribution, e-commerce and credit operations. Kohls has over 20 stores in the state.

Toys ‘R’ Us said 20 percent of the people hired for the season retained their jobs after the holiday. Depending on the individual, seasonal Toys ‘R’ Us store employees average 18 to 20 hours per week, and up to 30 hours during peak season according to the company.

If you are interested in job with Toys ‘R’ Us, visit the company’s website here.

For employment opportunities with Kohl’s, go here.