Walmart Canada Looks to Hire 10K New Employees
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA - As retailers continue to grow and expand, naturally new associates are needed to help keep the ship running smoothly. For Walmart Canada, the retail giant is seeking to fill its crew by immediately hiring 10,000 associates through, for the first time ever at Walmart Canada, a new texting method.
“Walmart is all about people. It’s our people who make Walmart special and who represent us with our customers in communities across the country,” said Horacio Barbeito, President and CEO. “Walmart is a place where you can make the most of your talent and skills, and I’m eager to welcome these 10,000 new associates to the team.”
According to the release, interested applicants can text 780780 to land right on the application page for a variety of roles or apply directly online.
“Every Walmart store and warehouse across Canada is part of the local community. If you are looking for a way to serve your community, are customer-oriented, and want to work with a winning team, we want to hear from you—just text us,” said Nabeela Ixtabalan, Executive Vice President, People and Corporate Affairs. “Walmart is a great place to work, and we’re very proud to be able to offer new jobs to Canadians in communities across the country.”
The hiring news follows a major $3.5 billion investment into all aspects of the business to generate significant growth and to make the online and in-store shopping experience simpler, faster, and more convenient for Walmart’s customers.
This investment, over the next five years, will lead to the use of advanced technologies working alongside associates in a state-of-the-art facility to move products as quickly as possible.
New associates are needed for many important roles, such as:
- E-commerce Store Associate
- Fresh Food Associate
- Merchandising Associate
- Customer Experience Associate
- Warehouse Associate
With retail giants like Walmart incorporating more technology into their operational strategies, what can we expect next from the sector?
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