Dollar General Commences Hiring Spree of 7,000 People to Support Growth
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN - Dollar General is looking to make a dollar go a long way, quite literally. The company is revving up for a 7,000 person hiring spree over the course of the next 10 days, with management roles to fill in 44 states, to boost the organization’s continued growth—an initiative that supports its FY 2018 plans. The positions range from roles at retail operations to those at distribution centers and corporate and can be found online here.
“It’s an exciting time to join Dollar General as we seek qualified candidates to support our tremendous growth,” said Bob Ravener, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer. “In FY 2018 alone, we plan to create approximately 7,000 new jobs, in addition to the approximately 50,000 jobs we have created in the last decade. Our philosophy of championing career development among our nearly 130,000 employees, our commitment to investing in our people as a competitive advantage and our mission of Serving Others are keys to our growth and make Dollar General an employer of choice to top talent looking to advance their careers.”
In particular, the company is hoping to fill the following roles:
- Retail District Managers
- Retail Region Directors
- Distribution Center Assistant Directors
- Distribution Center Supervisors
Those looking to jump on this opportunity can visit www.dollargeneral.com/careers, as well as be open to the possibility of relocating. According to a press release, Dollar General is on the hunt for experienced employees eager to gain new skills, develop their talents, and grow their careers throughout its reach—which consists of 15,000 retail locations, 15 distribution centers, and the company’s Tennessee-based corporate offices. The company also boasts of award-winning training and development programs, as well as competitive wages and benefits like collegiate assistance, parental leave, adoption assistance, and the Dollar General Employee Assistance Foundation.
How will Dollar General’s new hiring spree trigger other companies to boost growth? Will we see more hiring sprees on the horizon as the retail landscape slims and the competition continues to get fiercer? If so, how will this impact the distribution of the fruits of our industry’s labor? AndNowUKnow will keep you updated as the scene continues to develop.