There are five different companies in Rockford that are for sure hiring for the upcoming holiday season.

If you or someone you know is looking for extra income before Christmas, there are plenty of opportunities awaiting in the 815. As far as retail is concerned, both JCPenney and Macy's at Cherryvale Mall at looking for the holiday shopping season. also reports UPS is currently hiring.

If you're looking for a unique opportunity, The United States Census Bureau is looking to hire a thousand workers from Rockford. says the help is needed for the upcoming 2020 census with a starting pay of $15.50 an hour.

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