JOPLIN, MO.--- As the holidays approach, retail stores begin the hiring process for seasonal employees. Target in Joplin will begin reviewing applications for holiday workers in October. Hiring will start late that month and in November. The store will hire between 40 and 45 employees. Those hired will also have the chance to become permanent employees.
"Additional team members are really truly important to our staffing efforts and what we're looking for in order to provide for our guests," said Terrance Scott, Target HR Representative.
Kohl's department stores are also beginning to hire seasonal employees. The chain will hire a total of 50,000 employees nationwide.
Copyright 2013 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.