Target Introduces New Approach to Holiday Staffing to Prioritize Safety and Convenience
"The success of our business strategy rests on the strength of our team and their ability to adjust quickly to the needs of our guests and their changing shopping patterns," said
New Roles for the Holidays
During the first half of fiscal 2020, more than 10 million new guests shopped Target.com and demand for same-day fulfillment options quadrupled. As guests continue to choose same-day services for their holiday shopping,
New Opportunities for Existing Team Members, Seasonal Hiring
Existing team members will have opportunities to work additional hours in their current roles and train to support different areas of the store. Throughout the holiday season, store leaders will check in regularly with existing team members to understand their schedule preferences and offer opportunities to work more hours if they're interested.
New this year, team members will also have the option to be trained as a back-up in additional areas of the store to help during busy shopping times and offer the team more flexibility. Team members will be trained in areas that are in higher demand during the holiday season, such as Order Pickup and Drive Up.
After taking into account the hours current team members prefer to work, store and distribution center leaders at
Team Member Pay and Benefits
Seasonal team members will receive an industry-leading minimum starting wage of
- Free access to health care through virtual doctor visits for all team members through the end of the year.
- Free backup care available to all
U.S.-based team members through the end of the year, providing access to center-based and in-home options for childcare or care for elder family members that live with team members. Team members also have access to discounts on tutoring and education resources, as well as help with finding a nanny, childcare center or caregiver as they navigate the impacts of coronavirus, educational needs and family care.
- Mental health support through
Target's Team Member LifeResources, which is available 24/7 to all team members, dependents and any member of the household to help with a variety of needs. All team members and their entire household can receive five free counseling sessions per need, per year. TMLR also provides resources for a wide variety of topics like managing money, finding childcare and dealing with stress.
- Personal protective equipment including face masks and gloves to wear at work, along with a home health checklist and a thermometer.
- A waived absenteeism policy for coronavirus-related illness, including quarantine pay for 14 days and confirmed illness pay at 100% of pay for 14 days.
How To Apply
Interested candidates can visit TargetSeasonalJobs.com to apply for store positions and distribution center roles. Store leaders will conduct pre-scheduled interviews with applicants who apply online to discuss
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