WAYNE, N.J. (KSDK) - Toys "R" Us announced Tuesday that it plans to hire 45,000 employees nationwide in preparation for the holiday season. This seasonal number is on par with last year's number.
"We're proud to create thousands of jobs across the country as we prepare for our busiest time of year in stores and online, while presenting opportunities for hardworking individuals to find a permanent position with our company," Elizabeth Wood, the senior vice president of human resources at Toys "R" Us said in a news release.
Hiring for the positions starts this week and will continue through December. Seasonal workers fill a variety of positions, ranging from sales associates to inventory replenishment employees.
Last year, 15 percent of the seasonal workers kept their jobs after the holidays were over.
To apply for a position, go to Ruscareers.com.