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NS country’s largest retailer Holding a two-day recruitment event for supply-chain associates across the country as the industry grapples with a range of constraints epidemiological Supply chain disruption to make up for a worker shortage.

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Walmart’s hiring push on November 3 and 4 includes roles in North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio and New Hampshire, in fact.

Roles include warehouse associate, power equipment operator and freight handler – all of whom will pay an average of $20.37 per hour.

Walmart is trying to tackle issues that can make or break a significant holiday season for the retailer. That includes boosting its workforce to meet demand for shoppers to rent their own ships to help with global supply-chain disruptions, according to Reuters.

FILE – Walmart storefront sign.

related: Many stores are limiting purchases of certain items due to supply chain issues.

In September, the Arkansas-based retailer announced that it was looking to fill 20,000 new associates at more than 250 Walmart and Sam’s Club distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation offices in an effort to support the company’s growth.

“Having a strong supply chain is more important than ever,” Walmart said.

The company also issued a separate hiring push for 150,000 US store associates to help meet the increase in demand. Walmart’s Chief People Officer Julie Murphy said the majority of those new employees “will fill permanent, full-time positions across the country.”

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