Dollar General Seeks to Hire 10,000 New Employees in May
Tue, 30 Apr 2013
Major retailer recruits candidates through nationwide hiring fairs
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
To support its strong growth and fill current vacancies, Dollar General
(NYSE: DG) is planning to hire 10,000 new employees in May for its store
and distribution center locations. Career fairs to recruit candidates
will be held throughout the month in the 40 states the company serves.
“Dollar General is seeking to hire people with the attitude, aptitude
and ambition to build a career with us and support our mission of Serving
Others,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO.
“With growth and development opportunities, industry-recognized training
programs and a culture of helping our employees grow and develop their
skills, this national hiring initiative is a great opportunity for
people to join the Dollar General team and to grow with us as we
continue to strengthen and expand our business across America.”
On Saturday, May 18, Dollar General will host a national hiring fair at
approximately 170 locations for available store employment opportunities
in the 40 states it serves. Hiring fairs at the company’s distribution
centers will be held throughout the month.
Further, Dollar General will participate in Florida’s Paychecks for
Patriots hiring events for military veterans and their families on
Friday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held at 10 Florida Regional
Workforce Board Centers throughout the state, this initiative matches
companies with immediate job vacancies in Florida with veterans and
their families seeking employment as they return to civilian life or
explore other career opportunities.
Candidates interested in joining the Dollar General team who are unable
to attend a career fair may apply for available positions online at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.
The schedule for Dollar General hiring fairs in May is below and the
comprehensive list of locations for the hiring fair on May 18 is
available on the Careers page on Dollar General’s website. For
additional information or story ideas, please contact the Media
Relations Department at 615-855-5210 or via email at email@example.com.
Paychecks for Patriots throughout Florida: Friday, May 10 Alachua,
Fla. distribution center hiring fair: Friday, May 10 Marion, Ind.
distribution center hiring fair: Saturday, May 11 Fulton, Mo.
distribution center hiring fair: Tuesday, May 14 Nationwide store
hiring fairs at 170 locations across 40 states: Saturday, May 18 Ardmore,
Okla. distribution center hiring fair: Saturday, May 18 Scottsville,
Ky. distribution center hiring fair: Monday, May 20 Indianola,
Miss. distribution center hiring fair: Tuesday, May 21 Lebec,
Calif. distribution center hiring fair: Tuesday, May 21 Bethel
Township, Pa. distribution center hiring fair: Wednesday, May 22 Bessemer,
Ala. distribution center hiring fair: Wednesday, May 29 South
Boston, Va. distribution center hiring fair: Wednesday, May 29
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