Not long ago, Walmart made a special commitment to hiring U.S. military veterans, and beginning this Memorial Day, Walmart will offer a job to any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first twelve months off active duty. They understand that not every returning veteran wants to work in retail, but every veteran who does will have a place to go. Maybe they’re on the GI Bill with kids at home and need a part time job to make ends meet. Maybe they’re not sure what their next move will be and need something to tide them over. Or maybe they want a whole new career.
Walmart projects that they will hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years.
Most of these jobs will be in their stores and clubs, but some will be in the distribution centers and Home Office. They will look different for different people, and of course Walmart will hold veterans to the same basic hiring criteria as everyone else. Walmart promises that they will do their very best to place veterans where they want to be.
G.I. Jobs calls Walmart one of the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers . An organization with a commitment to life-long growth and development, Walmart encourages you to apply yourself to better the company and advance as far as you want to go. Our work environment balances structure with autonomy and variety, provides ongoing training for specific career path development, and offers unmatched opportunity for those who wish to join something bigger.
If you, or someone you know is getting out of the military, or recently got out, and are looking for a job, check out what Walmart has to offer!
For more information:
Learn more about Walmart’s commitment to bringing jobs back to the US. www.walmart.com/americanjobs
Learn more about Walmart’s Veteran’s Welcome Home Commitment.