SAN FRANCISCO - October 14, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced plans to hire more than 63,000 seasonal associates nationwide at its Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta stores, call centers and distribution centers for the 2014 holiday season.
Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta are also coming together to hold a series of in-store hiring events in the company's first-ever Holiday Hiring Blitz, taking place October 13 - 18.
"To deliver the highest level of customer service at Gap Inc. brands during the busiest time of the year, we're holding holiday hiring events across the country to attract and secure the best talent possible this holiday season," said Dan Henkle, SVP Gap Inc. Human Resources. "Whether our customers are shopping in our stores, online or on mobile devices, our top priority is providing a seamless experience during the craze of holiday shopping."
Old Navy and Athleta stores will be holding hiring events on Saturday, October 18 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at stores nationwide. Gap and Banana Republic stores will be holding holiday hiring events at different times throughout the week (October 13-18), all times will be determined by the local store. See the Gap Inc. seasonal hiring career page (www.gapinc.com/holidayhiring) for details.
"At Gap Inc., we believe in investing in our front line talent who interact with our customers daily. Through our seasonal retail jobs we provide employees the opportunity to gain career experience, develop transferable personal and professional skills and learn about retail careers with our brands," said Dan Henkle. "We're excited to welcome back and have new holiday workers join our brands during the 2014 holiday shopping season."
Seasonal positions will vary from serving the many customers on the selling floor at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta stores – to handling the high volume of calls at the call centers and coordinating shipments from the distribution centers to stores and directly to customers who've purchased via mobile devices, online or in store.
Candidates are encouraged to sign up for an interview time prior to the Holiday Hiring events through Gap Inc.'s online seasonal hiring career page. Walk-in interviews will also be accepted.
Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Fiscal year 2013 net sales were $16.1 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,200 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit www.gapinc.com.
SOURCE Gap Inc.