Holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. As the season is nearing, Walmart is planning to onboard approximately 150,000 new US store associates. Most of these positions are permanent and full-time. These jobs will be offered across the US. The purpose of this hiring is to cater the surging demand and providing good customer services during the busy season days.
Walmart Hiring to Cater Surge in Customer Demand
Alongside this new hiring plan the company is also planning to offer the existing employees the opportunity to work extra hours. This is company’s second hiring drive in recent times. At end of August the company announced 20,000 permanent jobs for supply chain workers across the US. The purpose of the recruitment drive was to meet the ever-growing demand of the shoppers. Walmart hired 500,000 store associates during last year. Most of the hiring included the e-commerce fulfillment center associates as customers headed for online shopping.
What Walmart is offering?
The retail giant has developed good wage plans. The US average hourly wage is $16.40. There will be an opportunity to quickly go up the ladder. The jobs in the store may pay as high as $34 per hour. Similarly, entry lever associates have the opportunity get promoted to roles of responsibility and higher wages. They are also offering a path for everyone to build a career. Walmart is offering on the job trainings and classroom trainings to help associates develop and grow. In order to satisfy the demand of customers they have not only planned to hire new associates, but they plan to provide additional benefits to the existing associates. These include wage raises, more full-time roles offering and paying 100% of their college tuition and books.
How to Apply
There are multiple ways to apply for associate jobs. Interested applicants may apply through in-store, online or directly through Me@Walmart app.
Walmart is looking to add talented people in the pool of their sales associates. They know that their customers will be looking up to these associates for finding wonderful gifts and meal deals for their loved ones.
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