Elder-Beerman plans job fair

Staff report

MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, will hire 10,000 associates for all its store locations to service customers during the holiday season.

The company is also hiring 500 additional associates for all of its distribution centers and its ecommerce fulfillment center.

Interested applicants can apply online at www.careers.bonton.com or stop in any store to apply. All stores will host a holiday hiring event Oct. 13 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-the-spot job interviews will be conducted.

All positions include an immediate 20 percent shopping discount, one-on-one training and an opportunity to transition to long-term employment when the season ends.

“Bon-Ton plans to increase our staffing for the holiday season so we can provide an exceptional shopping experience to our customers,” said Bill Tracy, chief operating officer. “Hiring additional staffing will ensure we deliver fast, friendly service and meet customer expectations in our stores as well as online.”

Staff report