Publix to Hire 30,000 Associates in Fourth Quarter of 2021; Marcy Benton Details
LAKELAND, FL - The holiday season is fast approaching, and companies like Publix are thinking of shoring up their operations to meet the heightened demands this time of year brings. Recently, Publix announced it will be planning to hire approximately 30,000 associates across the company’s seven-state operating area through the remainder of the year. The company will hire associates to work in stores, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities for nonseasonal positions.
“As we continue to grow, having a dedicated team ready to meet our needs is vitally important,” said Publix Vice President of Human Resources Marcy Benton. “Whether associates are new to the workforce or making a career change, Publix provides great benefits and a strong culture in which its associates build long, fulfilling careers.”
According to the company’s release, associates will have a unique opportunity to become company owners through its employee stock ownership plan and employee stock purchase plan. Additionally, associates are supported in furthering their education with tuition reimbursement benefits, and they are encouraged to prepare for opportunities to advance their careers with the company.
With a heightened demand in the sector, Publix will also be offering a dedicated program focused on associates’ overall wellbeing in regards to health and wellness. The company is also encouraging and rewarding its associates for getting the COVID-19 vaccination with a $125 Publix gift card.
Publix is devoted to the customers, associates, environment, and communities it serves. Alongside donations and corporate campaigns that focus on youth, education, reducing hunger, and alleviating homelessness, Publix also encourages its associates to serve their local communities during its two annual Publix Serves Weeks, when associates volunteer together across the company’s entire footprint.
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