(Atlanta, GA, Wednesday, November 20, 2019) – UPS is hiring 100,000 seasonal employees to support its annual holiday shopping rush.
The full- and part-time seasonal positions – primarily package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers – have long been an entry point for permanent employment at UPS. Many senior UPS executives started their UPS careers as part-time employees.
Over the last three years, 35 percent of the UPS seasonal package handler employees were later hired in a permanent position when the holidays were over. In fact, 123,000 UPS employees established their careers at the company after starting as seasonal employees. That is roughly one-third of the company’s U.S. workforce.
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Job seekers can apply online at UPSjobs.com. They can also look for news of local employment fairs at UPS locations in their area.