Dollar General to Host National Retail Recruiting Events
Goodlettsville, Tennessee— (September 18, 2018) –Dollar General today announced a series of recruiting events seeking candidates to join its fast-growing retail chain.
Now through Sunday, September 23, Dollar General stores across 44 states will offer interview opportunities for candidates looking to join a company with an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork. All hiring information is online and individuals are encouraged to visit the Dollar General Careers site to review and apply for open positions.
“Dollar General is proud of its strong track record of supporting the growth and development of our approximately 134,000 employees across our organization,” said Bob Ravener, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief people officer. “We continue to make significant investments in employee programs focused on development and benefits. As a rapidly-growing company that has built more than 6,000 new stores and created approximately 50,000 net new jobs in the past decade alone, we believe we provide our employees with a wide range of exciting opportunities to advance within the Company. We look forward to welcoming new candidates to the Dollar General team and helping them achieve their career ambitions.”
Career Opportunities at Dollar General
Dollar General plans to create approximately 7,000 net new jobs in 2018 and is seeking store managers, assistant store managers, lead sales associates and part-time and full-time sales associates to support its retail store operations. The Company is also seeking district managers and regional directors.
Why Join Dollar General
One of Dollar General’s key operating priorities is a commitment to investing in its employees as a competitive advantage. In line with this priority, Dollar General offers competitive wages and benefits, award-winning training and development programs, parental leave and adoption assistance benefits and a range of employee education assistance programs including tuition reimbursement, among other benefits. In addition, Dollar General invests significant resources into programs focused on improving the well-being of its employee base, including day-one healthcare benefits for store managers and the opportunity to earn college credit after completing Dollar General’s Store Manager Training Program.
Dollar General’s market-leading reputation for supporting the growth and development of its employees is illustrated by the numerous members of leadership and approximately 10,000 current store managers who were promoted from within the Company. Further underscoring the Company’s continued commitment to this goal is the career path Dollar General offers to entry-level part-time sales associates, who may be promoted to lead sales associates within six months and to assistant store managers within a year. The Company is also well known for its inclusive culture centered on its mission of Serving Others.
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