Online shopping peaks , which is why the United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) just announced it's hiring for over 100,000 positions for the holiday rush from November through January.
"Every year, we deliver the holidays for millions of customers," Jim Barber, chief operating officer of UPS said in a press release. "In order to make that happen, we also deliver thousands of great seasonal jobs at our facilities across the country."
If 100,000 sounds like a lot of workers, this total is up about 5,000 from last year, when the Atlanta-based company underestimated holiday shipment needs and ended up spending an extra $125 million to fix delays. This total is also higher than UPS rival, FedEx Corp, who is .
Interested? UPS is looking for part-time and full-time package handlers, drivers, and driver helpers. Bonus: The company says workers hired for the holiday season could transition into a permanent position. In fact, 35 percent of seasonal UPS workers from the past three years were hired after the holidays.
to be considered for this holiday gig and good luck!
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