JCPenney to hire more than 1,700 seasonal workers as holidays approach

JCPenney to hire more than 1,700 seasonal workers as holidays approach

STATESVILLE, N.C. — JCPenney is hiring more than 1,700 people company-wide, including some positions for the warehouse in Statesville.

These are seasonal jobs including packing, assembling merchandise and preparing orders for shipment.

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You can get an interview and maybe even hired Wednesday on site until 4 p.m. at the facility on Salisbury Road in Statesville.

A career expert from Linkedin said certain industries are hiring more than others. She said it is the ones helping the United States navigate the “new normal.”

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“It’s transportation and logistics. It’s healthcare. It’s retail,” Catherine Fisher said. “We’re seeing lots of demand for software, IT, really jobs that are helping us figure out how to work from home, school, etcetera."

CVS Health, Instacart, Lowe’s and Walmart are all hiring as well. Major tech companies like Google and IBM are offering high-growth jobs and aren’t requiring a college degree.