The retailer expects to hire 300 part-time workers at the Atwater Wal-Mart Supercenter, which is currently under construction. About 100 applicants showed up looking for work. Even though the store doesn't open until March, some of those hired will begin training a month ahead of time at other Wal-Mart locations.
To apply for a position at the new Wal-Mart store in Atwater, go to the temporary hiring center at 1160 Fifth Street in Atwater. They're open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It's closed for lunch during midday. You can also apply for a position online.
For people looking for jobs anywhere can get help through the phone with one of the country's biggest outplacement companies. Challenger, Gray & Christmas is providing free job search advice to callers anywhere in the U.S. Tuesday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Their phone number is 312-422-5010. Normal long distance rates will be charged.