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How to Apply Online for a Job at JCPenney

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J.C. Penney is one of the oldest and largest department store chains in the U.S., with around 1,100 stores nationwide as of July 2014. The company offers a wide range of jobs, from customer service and stockroom personnel to IT and marketing professionals. Applying for one of these jobs online is a simple and straightforward process.

Search Job Openings

Visit J.C. Penney's website and scroll to the bottom of the home page. Click "careers" to access the job search link. You can search by job or location. When you find something you're interested in, click on "apply now" and choose whether to apply through Facebook, LinkedIn or directly through the J.C. Penney site. Applying through a social media site automatically uploads your personal information onto the application.

Register and Apply

You'll be asked to register before you can upload your resume. This involves entering your email address and name, creating a password and answering a security question. You can then upload your resume or manually complete an application on the website, and submit. Make sure your contact information is up-to-date so you can be easily reached.


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