FedEx Spokesperson Jonathan Lyons on opening 1,250 jobs

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 2: A FedEx delivery driver unloads packages from his truck in Lower Manhattan, June 2, 2017 in New York City. While U.S. unemployment has hit it lowest level since 2001 at 4.3 percent for May, the U.S. economy added only 138,000 jobs last month and many Americans have stopped looking for work. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

FedEx will be hiring 1,250 new employees for the holiday season in the Chicagoland area. Spokesperson Jonathan Lyons describes the qualifications and the positive consequences of putting your foot in this door.