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Kroger said yesterday that it will hold a nationwide hiring event on Saturday, May 14, with a plan to hire 14,000 full-time employees. Applicants can apply online and then show up at an Kroger store for an interview.

“We have openings across the country for friendly, hard-working associates to join our team,” Tim Massa, Kroger’s group vice president of human resources and labor relations, said in a prepared statement. “We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference for customers and communities—and want to do it in a fun, team environment with great benefits and advancement opportunities.”

Kroger currently operates 2,778 grocery retail stores in 35 states.
KC's View:
The best part of this is that it is full-time employees being hired ... because while full-timers may cost more, they also have the strong potential for being more invested in the business and better at dealing with customers. At least, if they are well-trained and well-motivated ... which has to be the other piece of this.