VALLEJO, CA - MARCH 12: A sign is posted in front of a Dollar General store on March 12, 2015 in Vallejo, California. Dollar General Stores Inc. announced plans to open over 700 new stores in 2015 in an attempt to improve on its position among discount retailers in the United States.

During the pandemic, many lost hope about getting back to work and unfortunately, several people were let go from their jobs. However, things have started to pick up again and places are now getting back to hiring. Dollar General is one of the many larger companies that plan to hire up to 20,000 new employees this spring nationwide including here in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dollar General is planning to host in-person hiring events to support store operations in Charlotte on Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23 at the Dollar General Stores located at 7322 Plaza Road Ext. and 6445 Old Statesville Road. The events, which will adhere to the Company’s social distancing measures and the Company’s mask mandate, will be held throughout both days and are part of the Company’s nationwide efforts to hire up to 20,000 new employees this spring. Interested candidates may find a full list of open positions and apply online at

“As a rapidly-growing company, we are proud to provide individuals with opportunities to start or advance their careers while serving as a positive economic presence in each community we call home,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief people officer. The power of coupling our mission of Serving Others with one of our key operating priorities, investing in our diverse teams through development, empowerment, and inclusion, makes DG an employer of choice, and we look forward to welcoming new employees to come to grow with our DG family this spring.”

Candidates are encouraged to review and formally apply for desired career opportunities online before attending in-person hiring events. This is great news for our economy and community. During the hiring event, interested candidates will be provided with information about Dollar General, as well as the Company’s competitive wages and benefits; award-winning and world-class training, safety and development programs; advancement opportunities, and much more.

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