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New jobs will support retailer's aggressive growth plans

DG plans to launch another 10,000 careers

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said Friday that it expects to create about 10,000 net new career opportunities in fiscal 2022 as it continues to grow.

Dollar General recently announced the planned addition of 1,110 new stores, includes approximately 100 new pOpshelf store locations. The company also plans to add new traditional and DG Fresh distribution centers, and further expand its DG private fleet network. The 10,000 new career opportunities that will arise as a result of this growth represent an estimated six percent overall increase to Dollar General’s current workforce, the company estimates. People interested in learning more or applying for career opportunities are encouraged to visit

“At Dollar General, our employees are the heart of the company and bring our mission of ‘serving others’ to life each day,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief people officer. We are excited to add new opportunities for individuals to start or develop their career through our growing organization, and we look forward to welcoming new talent to the DG family again this year.

“We continue to make meaningful and positive investments in our hometowns through new store and distribution center growth, which allows us to remain dedicated to support our diverse employees with training, development, advancement and education opportunities.”

Dollar General said it proudly invests in its diverse teams through development, empowerment and inclusion, and added that the company works to provide a pathway for career advancement within the organization, evidenced by the fact that approximately 75% of current lead store associates and above are internally placed. The retailer said its employees receive competitive wages and benefits including day-one telemedicine eligibility and Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation, and eligible employees also receive health insurance coverage options, 401K savings and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and adoption assistance to eligible employees.

Dollar General employees benefit from world-class and award-winning training and development programs, according to the company, which said it is currently expected to provide more than three million training hours in fiscal 2022. Dollar General was inducted into Training magazine’s Hall of Fame in February 2021, following two consecutive years as the magazine’s top training and development program and 10 consecutive years among the list of top companies.


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