Monday September 23rd, 2013 - 7:02PM
As the holidays approach, Walmart announced that it will hire 55,000 seasonal associates. The company also plans to transition more than 35,000 associates from temporary to part-time status and another 35,000 associates from part-time to full-time positions, the company stated.
“The Christmas season is a busy time for everyone and we know that millions of customers are counting on Walmart to help with great deals, low prices and one-stop shopping convenience” said Gisel Ruiz, executive vp, COO, Walmart U.S. , in announcing the initiative. “We are determined to help customers and associates provide their families a memorable and affordable Christmas.”