‘Tis the Season for Hiring Holiday Help

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The holidays are just around the corner and several companies are hiring for the holiday season — with jobs ranging from brick and mortar stores to e-commerce and shipping.

SSC Services for Education

SSC Services for Education is holding a career fair in Dallas on Thursday, Oct. 14 to fill numerous custodial, maintenance and grounds positions at K-12 and universities around Dallas including Texas A&M, DeSoto ISD and Parker University.

Benefits include health, vision and dental insurance, a flexible spending account, associate shopping and discount programs, paid vacation time, on-demand pay as well as SSC's rewards program.

Interested applicants can visit and search openings by zip code.

The career fair will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel located at 2015 Market Center Blvd. in Dallas.

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's

Bass Pro Shops is gearing up for the holiday season with a National Hiring Day event on Wednesday and Thursday.

In North Texas, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's are in search of 146 candidates for retail positions.

Team benefits include competitive wages, holiday and vacation pay, health, dental and life insurance, as well as 45% off merchandise.

The National Hiring Day is Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the North Texas store locations:

Bass Pro Shops
5001 Bass Pro Dr.
Garland, TX 75043

Bass Pro Shops
2501 Bass Pro Dr.
Grapevine, TX 76051

1 Cabela Drive
Allen, TX 75002

12901 Cabelas Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply in advance at website but walk-ins are also welcome.


Belk is hosting a hiring event Saturday at all North Texas store locations. Belk is looking to hire more than 5,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to fill sales, beauty and operational positions.

Belk says newly hired employees will receive competitive pay, flexible scheduling options, more than 10 employee double discount days during the holiday season as well as a 30% associate discount beginning day one.

The hiring event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 and interested candidates should be prepared for on-site interviews and a possible job offer on the spot. Previous retail experience is preferred but not requited.

Interested? More information on Belk's website or text JOBS to Belk4u.

U.S. Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is preparing for the busy mail and package delivery season by hiring more than 40,000 seasonal employees to handle the increase in online shopping and shipping this holiday season.

In Texas, the USPS is looking to hire more than 4,800 seasonal, part-time and full-time employees. The postal service says it is offering competitive wages and benefits as well as career opportunities.

City carrier assistants sort mail and parcels for delivery and then deliver, scan and collect mail on foot or by vehicle to homes and businesses.

Interested? Find out more at


United Parcel Service is expecting to hire more than 100,000 season employees with more than 5,000 jobs offered in North Texas to support the increase in package volume during the holidays.

UPS expects shipping to pick up from October to January and plans to hire package car drivers, tractor-trailer drivers, driver helpers, package handlers and personal vehicle drivers.

In order to keep up with the tight labor market, UPS says it plans to offer jobs to qualified candidates in 30 minutes or less. UPS also says over the last three years about one-third of the people hired for season jobs were later hired in permanent positions.

UPS is also offering an Earn and Learn program where eligible seasonal employees who are students and stay with the company for three months can earn up to $1,300 towards college expenses on top of their hourly pay.

Interested? Apply at

CVS Health

CVS Health announced Monday it is looking to fill 3,200 positions across Texas.

The Texas openings are part of the 25,000 available positions nationwide, CVS said in a news release. The new and existing positions are especially in demand during the fall and winter months, when the incidence of flu is expected to increase as well as demand rises for COVID-19 vaccines and testing.

Most of the available 3,200 positions are for full-time, part-time and temporary licensed pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, nurses, and retail associates at CVS Pharmacy store locations and will be filled as soon as possible.

Candidates can apply immediately for open positions online or by Texting "CVS" to 25000 to learn about jobs in their local area and enter a digital screening process that facilitates an online application, virtual job tryout and immediate hiring, the company said.

CVS previously announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by July of 2022, with incremental increases to existing hourly rates beginning this month.


Kohl's is recruiting for seasonal associate positions in stores, distribution centers and e-commerce fulfillment centers. The company says there are nearly 1,000 jobs open in North Texas.

The retailer says it will host a second hiring event on October 21-23 where candidates might receive a same-day job offer.

Kohl's says it is offering competitive wages, flexible scheduling and store discounts. Hourly associates will be eligible to receive a bonus ranging from $100 to $400 for working through the holiday season.

Interested? Check out open positions and apply via or text APPLY to 24508.

Party City

Halloween marks the ramp-up to holiday fun at Party City. The celebration store plans to hire 17,000 seasonal team members across the country and positions are open at stores in North Texas.

Party City says it is offering flexible hours, improved and competitive wages and a 30% employee discount on party products.

Interested? Apply online at or text PARTY to 51893.

DICK'S Sporting Goods

DICK's Sporting Goods planned to hire about 10,000 new associates nationwide, with 29o of those seasonal associates will be here in North Texas

DICK's says it offers competitive pay, optional DailyPay and a store discount of up to 25% off merchandise.

DICK's says it's looking for folks passionate about sports to fill positions at locations in the following cities:

Cedar Hill
Dallas (Galleria, Best Buy Plaza)
Flower Mound
Fort Worth
Plano (DICK'S Warehouse Sale)

Interested? Check online at

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