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Companies will hire 700,000 seasonal employees this year. At UPS, some of them are bound for the C-suite - Business Insider
- UPS employs around 454,000 people around the world and operates in more than 220 countries.
- As the world's largest package deliverer, UPS said it moves 3% of the world's GDP every day.
- Part of the 111-year-old company's success lies in developing its operations workforce. A third of the 100,000 seasonal employees hired this year at UPS will be hired for permanent roles.
- Increasingly, corporations are depending on contract labor for blue collar work. But Teri McClure, Chief Human Resources Officer at UPS, said providing professional development opportunities for the company's operations workers is key for UPS' growth.