Target Corporation on Tuesday said it will hire more than 130,000 temporary workers to help boost sales during the lucrative holiday shopping season.
Target will host two hiring events for these employees. The first will be from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13, and the second from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3.
Some analysts, however, claim it might be tough for Target to sign on these many people. The current unemployment rate in the U.S. is under 4 percent, the lowest in decades. This means retailers like Target are having huge problems finding employees, even for temporary jobs.
There were more than 880,000 available retail jobs in July. Oddly, retailers are still having trouble filling job vacancies despite a number of mass store closures that have seen retail