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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Kohl’s plans to hire 40,000 associates for holiday season

Kohl’s plans to hire 40,000 associates for holiday seasonKohl’s anticipates hiring more than 40,000 associates this holiday season, a more than 20 percent increase over last year, at stores, distribution centers and credit operations nationwide.
In 2009, Kohl’s hired more than 33,000 seasonal associates nationwide.
Kohl’s commitment to customer service has been recognized by the National Retail Federation for the past five years on its list of retailers that offer the best customer service.
Seasonal associates can work anywhere from a few hours to more than 20 hours per week. Typical store jobs include unloading trucks, freight processing, stocking and cash register duties. Hiring began this month, and most jobs will be filled by mid-November.
For information about employment opportunities with Kohl’s, call 877-NEW KOHLS (877-639-5645) or visit

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index expands to 65.0The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index,  expanded to 65.0 in September, rebounding from a score of 54.2 in August.
This is the fastest expansion rate in the local economy since June, according to the monthly survey of purchasing managers. The three-month average is 58.6.
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