Job Opportunity: JCPenney hiring 40,000 seasonal associates

 Brooklyn, New York's JCPenney   COURTESY OF JCPENNEY

Brooklyn, New York's JCPenney

COURTESY OF JCPENNEY

A national retailer is hiring 400,000 seasonal workers, including 750 in Tennessee. 

To prepare for the holiday shopping rush, JCPenney plans to hire 750 seasonal associates throughout Tennessee on its first-ever National Hiring Day Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 2-8 p.m.

Management will hold in-person interviews and be hiring people on-the-spot for customer service and support positions, including cashier, replenishment specialist, beauty consultants and more. All skills levels are welcome.

Individuals are encouraged to apply online at jcpcareers.com or in-store at one of the applicant kiosks prior to attending the event.

The company offers seasonal associates a full associate discount up to 25 percent, as well as flexible holiday scheduling. 

JcPenney has two Memphis locations: at Wolfchase Galleria, 2756 N. Germantown Parkway, and at Centennial Commons, 7700 Polo Grounds Boulevard.