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GE is opening a new plant in the Auburn area. They plan on hiring about 300 to 400 workers as production ramps up over the next several years.

To apply, log onto GE.com.

Holiday hiring has also begun at several local stores.

Some of the biggest retailers have already announced plans to hire thousands of seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season.  

Hiring has already begun for 80,000 to 90,000 temporary Christmas positions at Target. Click here to view the openings

Macy's plans to hire 78,000 temp workers for the holiday. Applications are already being accepted. Apply online for seasonal support positions.

Kohl's says it will hire nearly 53,000 workers for the holiday. Click here for the story. 

Toys ‘R Us says it will hire 45,000 temp workers for Christmas. Check out Toys 'R Us Careers

JCpenney's
will hire about 40,000 this holiday. Seasonal openings are posted on JCpenney's website.

Party City looks to hire 20,000 seasonal workers for Halloween and Christmas. Apply online.

Best Buy says it will need 15,000 temporary associates. Apply online.

The U.S. Department of Labor reports as many as 500,000 worker were hired to fill temporary roles last holiday season.

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