- September 30, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
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Walmart is looking to hire upward of 150,000 U.S. store associates to help meet the surge in demand during and after the holiday season.
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Most of the new hires will fill “permanent, full-time positions across the country,” Walmart Chief People Officer Julie Murphy said.
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“This will ensure we’re ready to help customers shop however they want, whether they’re in a store, using curbside pickup or shopping online,” especially as the holiday season approaches, according to Murphy.
However, the company is also offering current associates the opportunity to pick up extra hours over the holiday season and plans to “continue to offer those opportunities.”
Murphy said Walmart offers “competitive pay” with a U.S. average hourly wage of about $16.40 and that jobs in its stores can also pay…