Department store chain Macy’s will hold a national hiring event Thursday, Oct. 22, to fill more than 600 seasonal positions in Washington stores, call centers, and distribution and fulfillment centers.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online ahead of time, but can do so anytime.

Macy’s will make contact and conduct interviews by phone between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, and may often make job offers the same day, according to a media advisory.