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Walmart says it plans to hire more than 50,000 U.S. employees in stores, clubs, campuses and supply chain facilities this year. The company is also hiring for its Global Tech organization while adding  new hubs in Toronto and Atlanta . The nation's largest retailers says 75% of U.S. store, club and field management started their careers as hourly associates. The company says it providers higher pay, on average within seven...
NEW YORK -- JetBlue Airlines  and  New York City  Mayor Eric Adams announced the company will be adding 5,000 jobs in  New York City  in 2022. JetBlue will also work with the city to create a new workforce partnership to connect more New Yorkers with high quality JetBlue jobs and to develop a strong pipeline for future careers at the airline. JetBlue is hiring diverse candidates for a variety of...
Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean announced its 2021 fiscal year was one of the best in history with net revenue totaling $1.8 billion – a 14 percent increase over 2020, despite the far-reaching impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. In recognition of these results, the L.L.Bean Board of Directors approved a performance bonus of 20 percent of annual pay for all its 5,500 employees, comprised of a 12 percent cash bonus and an 8 percent 401(k)...
Vail Resorts, which operates 40 ski resorts including Hunter Mountain in the Catskills, is boosting minimum pay at all its North American resorts to at least $20 per hour. The increase is part of a $175 million investment in its employees. Ski resorts haven't been immune to worker shortages and is boosting pay to bring in more workers and retain them. The company operates 40 destination mountain resorts and regional ski areas,...
Charter Communications, which operates the nation's second-largest cable TV provider under the Spectrum name, has raised its minimum starting wage to $20 an hour including target commissions for all employees across its 41-state service area. The $20 milestone is the fulfillment of a multiyear commitment that began in 2018 with the establishment of a $15 minimum starting wage. Charter -- based in Stamford, CT -- announced in...
NEW YORK  – Flexible office space provider WeWork Inc has announced the launch of  WeWork Growth Campus NYC , an initiative that aims to boost economic recovery and provide support to startups, entrepreneurs and nonprofits across New York City. The ongoing pandemic has created challenges for growing companies, and WeWork Growth Campus NYC seeks to bolster the city’s economic recovery and future through support of...
GOODYEAR, AZ  – United, the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school, officially opened  United Aviate Academy  last month and welcomed a historic inaugural class of future pilots, 80% of whom are women or people of color. United Aviate Academy is a key part of the airline’s goal to train about 5,000 new pilots at the school by 2030, with at least half women or people of color. This unprecedented...
Peloton announced it would cut 2,800 jobs this week as sales of its pricey exercise equipment has seen a steep decline as more people had back to real gyms instead of staying at home. The CEO of the company, John Foley, will step down from his position but remain Executive Chair.  Barry McCarthy, an executive who has worked at Spotify and Netflix, has been named new CEO of the company. "Peloton is at an important juncture,...
The Home Depot, the world’s largest chain of home improvement stores, is hiring more than 100,000 new employees ahead of its busy spring season, as customers continue to invest in their homes. With openings at stores and warehouses nationwide and the majority of the U.S. population living within 10 miles of a Home Depot store, jobseekers are encouraged to apply to the locations most convenient to them at  careers.homedepot.com ....