Meijer set to hire 10,000 employees for upcoming holiday selling season

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwestern retailer Meijer is preparing to hire thousands of new team members for its stores as the growing company prepares for the fall and holiday selling seasons, announced Janet Emerson, EVP operations for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer.
"Meijer is always looking for good people," Emerson said. "Our continued growth provides a great opportunity to find new team members who will help deliver on the Meijer promise of providing exceptional customer service."
Meijer stores are open 24 hours and only close on Christmas Day. While staffing needs vary from store to store, positions are available at all Meijer stores. The retailer is planning to hire more than 10,000 new team members throughout the Midwest. Here's a breakdown of the need:
  • Michigan: 4,800 team members;
  • Indiana: 1,800 team members
  • Ohio: 1,700 team members;
  • Illinois: 1,500 team members; and
  • Kentucky: 1,000 team members.
"While most of these opportunities are part-time and seasonal, these jobs can provide a gateway to a full-time career at Meijer," said Michael Rotelle, SVP human resources. "As we continue to grow, we are frequently looking to fill our on-going part-time and full-time needs. These positions provide an opportunity for people to begin a retail career within a growing company."
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