Dollar General Hosts Nationwide Hiring Fair on Saturday, May 18

Tue, 14 May 2013

Extensive event held as part of the major retailer’s effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Saturday, May 18, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) will host a nationwide career fair at approximately 170 locations in the 40 states the retailer serves to recruit external candidates as part of its efforts to hire 10,000 new employees in May. A comprehensive list of hiring fair locations and times is available at

“With the long term career opportunities Dollar General provides its employees, we take great pride in being an employer of choice for external candidates,” said Bob Ravener, executive vice president and chief people officer for Dollar General. “Exceptional talent and internal promotions continue to fuel Dollar General’s growth and we look forward to the skills these 10,000 new hires will bring the company.”

Dollar General representatives will be present to discuss opportunities, receive resumes and educate candidates on long-term growth and development opportunities at one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Candidates are also encouraged to visit the Dollar General career website for information on current vacancies before attending the event, as well as bringing a resume copy to the event.

Candidates interested in joining the Dollar General team who are unable to attend the career fair may apply for available positions online at

For additional information, please contact the Media Relations Department at 615-855-5210 or via email at

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at

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