SAN JOSE -- Target plans to hire about 300 employees for a new store scheduled to open here in March.

Target will host a job fair for interested applicants on Thursday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Work 2 Future, 1601 Foxworthy Ave. Job candidates will have the chance to interview with store managers and learn about the new store. Applications are available at

The new South San Jose store will open in the Village Oaks shopping center near Cottle and Poughkeepsie roads. Target will join Safeway to anchor the new 320,000-square-foot shopping complex.

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