Aldi Plans to Hire 20,000 Employees Ahead of Holiday Season; Dave Rinaldo Comments
BATAVIA, IL - When it comes to the holiday season, retailers know their workforce is a driving part of their success. In order to see to a fruitful sales boom this upcoming season, Aldi is hiring more than 20,000 new store and warehouse employees to support its continued growth across the country.
“As an award-winning employer, we know the importance of investing in our people,” said Dave Rinaldo, Co-President of ALDI U.S. “Employees come to Aldi for the competitive pay and opportunity to work for a growing national brand. They stay for the career potential and satisfaction they feel knowing their work makes a difference in the communities they serve.”
These new positions will fill up crucial positions across Aldi’s retail network, as the company has more than 2,100 stores and 25 warehouses across the country.
Company culture goes a long way in Aldi’s strategy to maintain a large workforce. According to a press release, the company has been named a National Top Workplace by Energage from 2017–2021 and has been honored by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers six times since 2015.
Aldi also recently received a 2021 “Great Place to Work” certification, which is based on an employee survey about company culture and confirms the company’s commitment to a positive employee experience.
The retailer is also known for its competitive pay, which is sure to entice workers to select it as an employer over others.
We’ll continue to keep our eyes on the wire as the holidays approach—this industry knows how crucial this time is for sales.