MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a year filled with layoffs, Target says it’s now planning to hire 1,000 new employees.
The Wall Street Journal reports the company plans to hire 500 IT workers here in Minneapolis. Another 500 will be hired overseas, in India.READ MORE: VIDEO: Youths In Custody After Fireworks Display Ignited Inside Eagan Hy-Vee, Police Say
The move comes just one month after the retailer laid off 275 IT workers.READ MORE: Andy Slavitt, Fmr. Biden Advisor, Pens Book On What U.S. 'Could Have Done Better' In COVID Response
Target officials explain they needed to restructure the department.MORE NEWS: University of Minnesota Vows To Boost Safety Measures After Shootings In Dinkytown
They’ve now decided to stop outsourcing IT jobs to third-party companies, which created more positions inside Target.