Macy's looks to hire 150 new Chicago area workers

CHICAGO (WLS) -- While many department stores are closing around the country, Macy's is on a hiring spree in the Chicago area.

The chain is looking to fill 1,000 full-time and part-time positions in the cosmetics departments at stores across the country, including nine stores in the Chicago area. Positions are available at the flagship store on State Street.

In Chicago, the company is looking to hire approximately 150 new positions across departments.

Hiring events will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at these locations:

-State Street
-Oakbrook Center
-Old Orchard
-Water Tower Place
-Northbrook Court
-Orland Square
-Fox Valley
-The Promenade Bolingbrook

The company recommends applying in advance at

Macy's is celebrating a growth in sales, seeing a 3.6-percent increase compared to this time last year.
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