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HQ: Plano, TX   |   25,000+ employees  |  

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, combines an expansive footprint of approximately 850 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site,, to connect with shoppers how, when and where they prefer to shop. At every customer touchpoint, she will get her Penney's worth of a broad assortment of products from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Powering this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of over 100,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer.


We share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and making JCPenney the best retailer for all families. As a Company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a collaborative and inclusive environment. After all, JCPenney is more than a destination for style and value, it’s a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.


JCPenney is building out their seasonal teams for the busiest shopping period of the year with their annual National Hiring Day.  The event will take place in each JCPenney store location on October 15 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. local time.  Management will be holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to qualified candidates on-the-spot.  To apply go to

Our Warrior Spirit and Culture

Inspired by our Golden Rule heritage, the JCPenney Warrior Spirit is a reflection of our culture and how every associate infuses the company’s values of loyalty, passion, courage and service in everything they do. JCPenney believes that hard work shouldn’t go unnoticed, so we strive to consistently acknowledge our associates for a job well done. Through a variety of recognition programs, we let our associates know just how much they’re appreciated. 

At JCPenney, we believe that a commitment to inclusion and diversity is more than a legal or moral responsibility. It’s the foundation of our culture, the spirit that fosters an environment of collaboration and respect, and the driving force that inspires workplace innovation. Key to our success are the contributions and perspectives provided by our Business Resource Teams. Each team plays a role in advancing the Company’s cultural and social understanding through community engagement and associate events that bring together thought leaders from every walk of life to the forefront of our business.