Late last summer it was reported that the Peebles store in North Adams' Steeple City Plaza would be changing its name and focus to Gordmans early this year. That time is almost here and the company wants workers.

Stage Stores, Peebles parent company is holding a job fair at the store today from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.  While walk-in applicants are welcome, the company also invites job seekers to apply online first.

The Berkshire Eagle reports that company benefits await full time employees, and full time and part time schedules are available, but Stage Stores would not say just how many employees would be needed. They're looking at a February 18 Gordmans grand opening date.