The grocer is committed to hiring veterans, service members and their families
CINCINNATI, November 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the American grocer, today announced a virtual career exhibit for veterans and military families slated for Thursday November 10 of 1-2 p.m. ET.
“Kroger is extremely grateful to our country’s veterans, service members and military families, and we continue to honor our heroes by providing meaningful careers for those who served, including military families and beyond. “, said Tim Massa, senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Kroger. “We recognize the unique skills and experience our brave service members have to offer through their military experience, and we look forward to hiring our heroes and nurturing their future.”
The Veteran Career Expo will provide veterans and their families the opportunity to learn about career opportunities within the Kroger family of companies and participate in one-on-one conversations about recruiting and hiring. The virtual event will also spotlight veteran Kroger leaders to provide insight into the veteran experience within the organization.
“Over the past 10 years, Kroger has hired over 50,000 veterans,” said Dawn Gilmore, senior director of talent acquisition at Kroger. “By actively seeking to hire, retain and support veterans, we not only provide an opportunity for their next chapter, we also add exceptional and highly effective associates to the Kroger family of companies.”
Kroger provides a framework for action that meets the unique needs of finding and providing career opportunities for veterans, transitioning military members and their spouses. Prospective Associates can register for the Veteran Career Expo here.
“I am fortunate to work for an organization that values my military experience and leadership gained as a Captain in the U.S. Army,” said Cora R. Mauzy, member of the veterans resource group and store manager. “My experience coupled with great mentors has allowed me to move forward with multiple promotions and national recognition as a Top Woman in Grocery (TWIG). I want all veterans to know that Kroger is a place where they can use their military experience to grow and advance in their careers.”
Beyond comprehensive benefits and competitive salaries, Kroger offers associates meaningful opportunities to broaden their horizons and grow their careers. From internal and external training and education programs to on-the-job training and personalized development opportunities, Kroger is committed to providing associates with the tools they need to fuel their future.
Learn more about a career at Kroger here.
At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are dedicated to our purpose: Feeding the Human Spirit™. We are, through our family of companies, nearly half a million associates who serve more than 11 million customers daily through a seamless digital shopping experience and retail food stores under a variety of banner names, serving America through inspiration and uplifting food, and building #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and relationship site Investors.
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