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Press release from CNW Group

Target begins hiring for store teams across Ontario

Monday, October 01, 2012

Target begins hiring for store teams across Ontario09:08 EDT Monday, October 01, 2012Retailer now accepting applications for variety of store positionsMISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Target® Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is pleased to announce that hiring for its first Canadian stores is officially underway. Throughout the fall, Target will be looking for talented Canadians to fill a variety of store positions at its first 24 stores across Ontario, scheduled to open in March/April 2013.All Target locations will offer a range of opportunities from part-time employment to an exciting career in retail and each store will employ between 150-200 people. Target is already hiring for select store leadership positions and will now be focusing on mass hourly recruitment throughout the fall.Specifically, Target will be hiring team members for a variety of in-store positions including sales floor, front end, assets protection, facilities management and human resources. Target has also begun seeking out pharmacy franchise owners to own and operate pharmacy businesses within as many stores in Canada as possible."Target is looking for talented team members with a wide variety of skills, abilities and backgrounds to help us bring the Target brand experience to life in our new Canadian stores," said Bryan Berg, senior vice president, Stores, Target Canada. "Whether candidates are looking for a career in retail or a flexible part-time opportunity, Target encourages all those interested to apply to join our store teams."Target is now accepting resumes online and interested candidates are encouraged to visit Target.ca/careers to learn more about the application process, upcoming hiring events, and Target's fun, collaborative work environment.About TargetMinneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,772 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.SOURCE: Target CanadaFor further information: Contacts:  Lisa Gibson, Target, 289-261-1221 Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400