Apr 11, 2016 01:30 AM EDT

Kroger Is Now Hiring 740 Part-Time Workers Locally

Kroger, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based company has recently announced its need to hire an additional 740 part-time workers to serve in its local outlets. This company is one of the world's largest merchandise retailers.

In this regard, Kroger is holding a job fair on Saturday, April 16 at all of its Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio outlets. The job fair will start from 9 a.m. and will finish up at 3 p.m.

There are about 400,000 workers employed by this company. These associates serve in 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia.

Even for part-time workers, this company still offers competitive wages and benefits. Regular workers are assured of periodical pay increases and advancement opportunities.

The current job openings for part-time workers call for work schedules on evenings and weekend shifts. Workers that will be hired will be assigned in various departments including drug and general merchandise, nutrition and online shopping, bakery, apparel, floral, meat and seafood, floral, line cooks, cashiers, and Starbucks.

Interested job seekers are encouraged to apply on-line before attending the job fair. They can access the company's online application form at https://jobs.kroger.com.

In 2014, Kroger was able to achieve overall sales of $108.5 billion. It is ranked number 20 on the Fortune list and is continuously expanding its operations.

This retailer has also been recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in the United States due to its activities in feeding the hungry, supporting members of the armed forces and their families, assisting local schools and community organizations and supporting breast cancer awareness.

A part-time employment with Kroger could lead to a full-time position, which could bring a lot more benefits. The company invests in their associates and it offers more than a paycheck to its associates since it values every member of its team very highly.

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