Make a little extra money this holiday season (and maybe even score a store discount).
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While the holidays traditionally offer a plethora of ways to spend money, from paying for peak-season flights to buying countless gifts, they can also offer an opportunity to make a little extra cash.

The Christmas season means retailers are slammed with customers looking for perfect gifts and holiday cooking essentials, requiring them to hire more than a few extra hands.

Although the holiday hiring season truly began in mid-October, many of your favorite companies are still looking for seasonal employees -- and offering some pretty magical benefits in return. (Store discounts, anyone?)

Whether you’re an existing employee looking to put in some extra hours or a prospective worker who wants to take advantage of the holiday surge, these retailers have openings around the country and across many departments. Hiring needs can change quickly, so check out the career sites of each retailer for more details on how to apply.

Toys ‘R’ Us jobs

The classic toy retailer is hiring sales associates, warehouse operations associates, cashiers, toy demonstrators, and more.

JCPenney jobs

The clothing retailer is looking for warehouse workers, sales associates, operations associates in many locations across the country.

Amazon (Pop-Ups)

The flourishing e-commerce company is looking for seasonal pop-up retail experience consultants at a few locations.

Sephora jobs

Everyone's favorite makeup store is hiring seasonal stock associates and operations consultants across the U.S.


This affordable retailer has thousands of openings for seasonal retail sales associates, freight associates, and distribution associates.

Whole Foods jobs

The high-end grocer is hiring seasonal team members, bakery team members, and cashier assistants this holiday.