Walmart’s New Hiring Focus: Military Spouses
WALMART STARTS NEW INITIATIVE TO HIRE MILITARY SPOUSES
Washington, DC (WJLA) – Walmart is planning to hire more military spouses.
The retailer announced a new program Monday called ‘The Military Spouse Connection.”
It gives hiring preference to those married to active military personnel.
Walmart’s CEO and president says military spouses are ‘unsung heroes’ and that the company wants to honor and help them find a job, or build a career.
The news comes as Walmart reports hiring more than 212,000 veterans since starting a similar program for returning military personnel.
Walmart says more than 32,000 veteran associates were promoted since joining Walmart and Sam’s club.