Dollar General Plans to Create 8,000 New Jobs
Dollar General plans to create more than 8,000 new career opportunities over the next year through anticipated store and distribution center growth, including a large number of technology positions. In the past five years alone, Dollar General has grown its workforce from 105,000 employees to more than 143,000.
“At Dollar General, we are proud to invest in our employees as a competitive advantage, and we believe the ability to grow and develop a career is one of the most attractive currencies we offer,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. “Candidates who join Dollar General can find numerous opportunities to begin or develop their career, demonstrated by the fact approximately 12,000 current store managers and tens of thousands of additional employees have been promoted from within.”
Dollar General provides employees with award-winning training and development opportunities, which were recognized in 2019 by Training magazine as the magazine’s top worldwide training program, and expects to invest approximately 1.7 million training hours to support employees’ education and development in FY 2020.