Gap to hire 400 workers as it launches holiday hiring event

Gap Inc. will hire more than 400 seasonal workers to service its stores in the metro Atlanta area during the holiday season.

The retailer expects to fill positions in its stores, call centers and distribution centers.

The company will hold holiday hiring events at all Gap, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic and Old Navy stores on Oct. 6, from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Many are applauding the influx of jobs in the area.

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Job applicants for store positions can make their applications online ahead of the hiring event through the retailer’s seasonal hiring website, while those applying for distribution and call center jobs can apply through the company’s career page on its website.

“Our goal is to meet our customers where they are and our teams are critical to providing meaningful shopping experiences in their daily interactions — whether in stores, online, call centers or distribution centers,” said Brent Hyder, executive vice president for Gap Inc.

The retailer expects to fill 65,000 positions during the holiday season.

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