Jo-Ann increases holiday hiring

HUDSON, Ohio — Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has announced it will increase its work force by more than 15% for the holiday season.

Tom Williams, SVP human resources for Jo-Ann, announced the company has begun the seasonal recruiting process and will hire more than 3,000 additional employees before the holidays. “We are pleased to be in a position to hire these additional team members. For Jo-Ann customers it means we will continue to deliver the excellent customer service they have come to expect – even through the busy holiday season,” Williams said. “For our new team members it means we can provide the employment opportunity they had not been able to find previously.”

The company attributes the seasonal hiring to anticipation of increased traffic in stores through the holiday season.