To prep for the onslaught of orders, the company, which bills itself as the largest arts-and-crafts retail chain in North America, will seek seasonal workers across its U.S. and Canada stores and distribution centers, the company said Tuesday.
The company will held a seasonal hiring event across U.S. stores this past Saturday.
Michaels says it will hire team members across the organization. However, the arts-and-crafts store says it will also focus on strengthening its buy-online, pickup-in-store (BOPIS) team, which will work to serve shoppers in a safe way during the coronavirus pandemic.
The seasonal employees will receives benefits including competitive wages, flexible hours and a 30% discount.