Dollar General plans to create 8,000-plus jobs in 2020

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Dollar General plans to create 8,000-plus jobs in 2020

02/03/2020

With 2020 in full swing, Dollar General is setting up one of its first goals for the year.

The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based company announced that it plans to create more than 8,000 new career opportunities during the fiscal year.

“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,” Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer, said. “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. We are also proud to provide employees with a culture rooted in our mission of Serving Others, world-class training and development programs that support our employees’ career growth and a continual commitment to recruit, train and develop top talent to best serve our customers. We look forward to welcoming additional employees to the Dollar General family this year.”

Throughout the years the retailer has added to the Goodlettsville, Tenn., economy by expanding its workforce from 105,000 in 2015 to more than 143,000 current employees, the company said.