Kohls is perfect for those looking for work at a department store and want to turn their part time job into a long career at a well respected brand. They have been around since when Max Kohl founded the first store in 1962 and has become one of the nations largest department stores, along with Macy's and JC Penney. They have roughly 1,000 department stores nationwide and employ over 120,000 associates (as of 2007, so these numbers should be much higher now.
Staying on top of the trends, they've also teamed up with such brand names like celebrity chef and author Rachel Ray for a line of cookware, fashion designer Very Wang, and ELLE magazine to create exclusive clothing and accessories lines for the younger segment of their customer base.
In 1992, Kohls became a publicly traded company raising millions. They began expanding and upgrading their distribution facilities, automating merchandise handling and developing plans to open 14-16 new stores each year.
Kohls jobs are fast paced jobs that are challenging, fun, filled with opportunities, and require lots of energy and enthusiasm.
Kohl's job benefits include
- Medical Plans
- Dental Plan
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability Coverage
- Kohl's 401(k) Plan
- Adoption Assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Group Home & Auto Discounts
- Group Pre-Paid Legal Plan
- Perks/Working Advantage Discounts
- Vacation Days
- Kohl's Associate Discount
- Vision Discount Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
As with all jobs, apply for a job with Kohls with the intention of giving it your all. Have a great a attitude and be that kind of employee that is hard working and fun to be around. With a great work ethic, you'll be noticed and can work your way up the corporate ladder.