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UPS announced that it plans to hire more than 1,000 seasonal employees in the Hartford area during its annual ‘UPS Brown Friday’ this weekend. Across the country, UPS plans to hire at least 60,000 seasonal employees, which starts Nov. 4 with more than 450 in-person and virtual events nationwide – where applicants can get hired in just 25 minutes.

Local events in Hartford this Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5, include:

  *   Hartford CTHAR (10:00am – 3:00pm ET)

  *   90 Locust Street, Hartford, CT 06114

Stop & Shop

Stop & Shop’s Connecticut stores will host a one-day, all-store career fair on Saturday, October 22nd from 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Applicants interested in beginning a rewarding career with a thriving company can visit any of the supermarket’s Connecticut stores for an on-the-spot interview.

Middlesex County Career Fair

Middlesex County Career Fair has been scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2022.

The Middlesex County Career Fair will be held at the Courtyard by Marriot Hartford Cromwell from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Local franchisees and McDonald’s company restaurants expect to hire approximately 2,387 restaurant employees in Connecticut this fall.

Many McDonald’s restaurants offer flexible scheduling, making it easier for employees to manage their schedule. Employees of McDonald’s-owned and participating locally owned-and-operated restaurants can use an app or go online to view their schedule, update availability, request time away, and post shifts for replacement or swapping.

Job seekers can visit jobs.mchire.com to learn more and apply to a restaurant near them, or text ‘apply’ to 38000 to start an application via text.

Kohls hiring holiday help

Kohl’s is recruiting for a variety of positions with seasonal associate openings across stores, distribution centers and e-commerce fulfillment centers, including nearly 3,000 open roles in the Tri-State area. The retailer will host a hiring event  October 13-15 where candidates can receive a job offer on the same day of their interview.

In addition to competitive wages and benefits, Kohl’s offers its associates flexible scheduling, weekly paychecks, and an immediate 15% merchandise employee discount, along with occasional associate shop special events with an increase to 35% off.

Interested candidates can view open positions in their area and apply today at Careers.Kohls.com or by texting APPLY to 24508. You can find more information on Kohl’s seasonal hiring plans HERE

UPS starts hiring process for 2022 holiday season

UPS is expected to hire around 1,340 seasonal employees in the Hartford area ahead of the holiday rush, and 100,000 seasonal employees nationwide.

Full and part-time positions are available. Seasonal package car driver positions begin at $21 per hour. Seasonal tractor-trailer positions begin at $35 per hour.

Apply online here: jobs-ups.com

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