WVEL News Scope Now: Dollar General Will Be Hiring 50,000 Plus Nationwide

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Dollar General plans to nearly double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April during the COVID-19 crisis.

Candidates can learn more about a variety of opportunities across the Dollar General network and apply for available openings here.

While Dollar General currently anticipates the majority of these roles to be temporary, the company said it has a strong track record of career growth and anticipates providing long-term career growth opportunities to some of these new employees.

In the past five years alone, Dollar General has added approximately 35,000 new jobs to the American economy, growing its workforce from 105,000 employees in February 2015 to more than 143,000 current employees.

According to WEEK-TV, the company said it provides employees with competitive wages, training and development programs and expansive benefits including day-one eligibility to telemedicine, health insurance coverage options, 401K savings and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation, paid parental leave, adoption assistance, and much more.