SOURCE: Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation

September 15, 2016 08:00 ET

Dollar General Plans to Hire 10,000 New Employees by October 15

Discount Retailer Creating Thousands of New Career Opportunities Through Rapid Expansion

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - Within the next month, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) intends to hire 10,000 new employees to support planned store openings and fill current vacancies. To support that goal, approximately 600 localized hiring events will be held through September 24 where interested applicants may meet with local store operations and human resource managers. A comprehensive list of events is available at www.dollargeneral.com/grow.

"Dollar General remains focused on our strategy to invest in our employees as a competitive advantage," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's chief executive officer. "We look forward to providing new employees opportunities to gain new skills, develop their talents and grow their careers through our mission of Serving Others."

Dollar General operates more than 13,000 retail locations and seeks to hire both full time and part time positions including store managers, assistant store managers, lead sales associates and store associates for permanent roles. As all hiring functions are managed online, candidates looking to join Dollar General must apply for all new positions online at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.

"The company's continued growth presents numerous opportunities for candidates looking to start or grow their career at one of America's fastest-growing retailers," said Bob Ravener, Dollar General's executive vice president and chief people officer. "Fueled by the company's growth, Dollar General has created approximately 42,000 new jobs since 2008 so candidates should look to Dollar General as an employer of choice for numerous factors including our training and development opportunities and the ability to advance within the company. It really is an exciting time to be a Dollar General employee."

Dollar General's commitment to employee development through great onboarding and best-in-class training is instrumental to the company's overall success. Recently, Training magazine recognized the company among its Training Top 125 for the fifth consecutive year.

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About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 13,000 stores as of August 13, 2016. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

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