Walmart to hire 2,000 season workers in North Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Walmart will hire more than 2,000 seasonal employees in North Carolina for the upcoming holiday season, the company said Wednesday in a news release.

The company said starting salaries at the 215 stores in North Carolina will be at least $9 an hour.

Walmart said many employees initially hired as seasonal sales associates, cashiers and stockers often continue as full-time employees and progress within the company. The company said that last year, more than half of Walmart’s seasonal employees nationwide continued with the retailer as permanent employees.

 

Walmart said it has 56,000 associates in the state now.

People interested in the jobs can apply at jobs.walmart.com.

 

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