From Kroger: Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Region is hiring to fill an estimated 1,600 permanent jobs. The region consists of 118 stores, 113 pharmacies and 75 fuel centers in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and the eastern portions of Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio. “Right now in our stores in the Mid-Atlantic region, we have openings for bright, hard-working associates who are passionate about making a difference for customers every day,” said Carl York, spokesperson for the Mid-Atlantic region. Throughout the Kroger family of stores, the company is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent jobs in its supermarket regions.
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Over the last six years, Kroger has created more than 40,000 new jobs. This figure does not include jobs created as a result of capital investment, such as temporary construction jobs, nor does it include Harris Teeter’s approximately 25,000 associates who joined the Kroger family earlier this year. When combined, Kroger today employs more than 375,000 associates.
Since 2009, Kroger had hired more than 22,500 veterans. In addition, Kroger is proud to have helped the “100,000 Jobs Mission” surpass its original goal in January 2014, seven years early. The “100,000 Jobs Mission” is a coalition of more than 130 companies with the common goal of hiring more than 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.