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Walmart to hire 55,000 for holidays


Walmart will hire 55,000 sales associates for the holiday season, company officials announced Monday.

In addition, the retail giant will transition more than 35,000 associates from part-time to full-time, and another 35,000 associates from temporary to part-time, officials said.

“In addition to the traditional hiring of seasonal help, we are expanding opportunities for the people that already work for us,” said Gisel Ruiz, Walmart’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, in a statement.


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