Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 employees by October 15

(Source: Dollar General)
(Source: Dollar General)

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN (WJHL) – Dollar General says it is looking to hire thousands of new employees. Within the next month, DG plans to hire 10,000 people to support store openings and fill current vacancies for full-time and part-time positions.

To support the goal, about 600 hiring events will take place through September 24 where interested applicants may meet with local store managers.

A list of the hiring events can be found at http://www.dollargeneral.com/grow.

“Dollar General remains focused on our strategy to invest in our employees as a competitive advantage,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. ”We look forward to providing new employees opportunities to gain new skills, develop their talents and grow their careers through our mission of Serving Others.”

Dollar General operates more than 13,000 stores. Some of the positions DG is looking to fill includes, managers, assistant store managers, lead sales associates and store associates for permanent roles.

All candidates must apply online at: http://www.dollargeneral.com/careers.

“The company’s continued growth presents numerous opportunities for candidates looking to start or grow their career at one of America’s fastest-growing retailers,” said Bob Ravener, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief people officer. “Fueled by the company’s growth, Dollar General has created approximately 42,000 new jobs since 2008 so candidates should look to Dollar General as an employer of choice for numerous factors including our training and development opportunities and
the ability to advance within the company. It really is an exciting time to be a Dollar General employee.”

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