A Dollar General in Roanoke will be hosting a career fair on Saturday. The Dollar General store at 2312 Orange Ave. will hold a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is part of the company’s effort to hire 10,000 new employees. Company representatives will be on site to discuss opportunities and receive resumes from job seekers.
Here is a press release from Dollar General.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.—May 14, 2013— In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2312 Orange Ave. NE # 4 in Roanoke, Va. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to attract new store candidates to join its thriving and growing organization. This event will be one of approximately 170 nationwide career fairs held on Saturday throughout the 40 states the retailer serves.
Dollar General representatives will be present to discuss opportunities, receive resumes and educate candidates on long-term growth and development opportunities at one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Candidates are also encouraged to visit the Dollar General career website for information on current vacancies before attending the event, as well as bringing a resume copy to the event.
“With the long term career opportunities Dollar General provides its employees, we take great pride in being an employer of choice for external candidates,” said Bob Ravener, executive vice president and chief people officer for Dollar General. “Exceptional talent and internal promotions continue to fuel Dollar General’s growth and we look forward to the skills these 10,000 new hires will bring the company.”
A full list of nationwide career fairs on Saturday, May 18 is available at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.
Candidates interested in joining the Dollar General team who are unable to attend a career fair may apply for available positions online at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.