Watching the prices keep going up on so many things that we need and use in our everyday lives might prompt you to look for more streams of revenue to keep your head above water.

UPS has an opportunity for you to grow your income this holiday season, and if you're interested, they'd like to meet with you this week.

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UPS Has A Three-Day Hiring Blitz Taking Place Starting Thursday (tomorrow)

UPS made the announcement yesterday that it expects to hire at least 1,150 seasonal employees in the Rockford area this Thursday through Saturday, in its annual ‘UPS Brown Friday’ event. Nationally, UPS plans to hire 60,000 employees during the three-day hiring blitz.

The UPS Brown Friday event includes more than three local hiring events (they're alson doings virtual events on Friday that will support more than 1,200 locations across the U.S. The hiring weekend is part of its broader effort, announced last month, to hire seasonal workers to support its annual holiday shipping rush.

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What Kinds Of Jobs Are Available, And Do Any Have Potential For Full-Time Employment?

UPS is primarily looking for package handlers, drivers, and driver-helpers. Those jobs have long been an entry point for permanent employment at UPS.

According to the UPS website, over the last three years, about a third of those hired by UPS for seasonal package handler jobs were later hired in a permanent position when the holidays were over, and about 138,000 UPS employees ( just about 1/3 of the company’s U.S. workforce) got their start in seasonal positions.

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Here's How You Take Part In The Local Rockford Hiring Events This Week

The 3 Rockford hiring events will take place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 5497 Kishwaukee Road, with virtual events scheduled for Friday. I've attached links to the individual hiring sessions below:

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