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Dollar General hiring 50K new employees to support community needs

Posted: 9:19 AM, Mar 23, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-24 23:14:25-04
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Dollar General stores are looking to hire up to 50,000 new employees across the country to support community and customer needs amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Goodlettsville-based company said it plans to double its normal hiring rate to bring in new employees by the end of April.

Dollar General operates more than 16,300 stores in 45 states.

The company said although it anticipates most of the new roles to be temporary, it expects to provide long-term career growth opportunities to some of the new employees.

"We are proud to serve as one of America’s essential retailers, and we believe our customers are relying on us now more than ever to provide an affordable, convenient retail option," said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. "The Dollar General family continues to do its part in helping our customers and neighbors during these unprecedented times. We invite individuals looking to start or grow a career, as well as for those whose job may be temporarily impacted by COVID-19, to apply for opportunities to help further our mission of serving others."

If you're interested in applying, visit Dollar General's jobs site here.