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Walmart to hire 430 in Raleigh

Posted November 16, 2010

— Walmart expects to hire more than 400 associates to staff a new store near Triangle Town Center in Raleigh.

Applications are being accepted six days a week at the Morrisville Outlet Mall, 1001 Airport Blvd. The hiring center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Most of those hired will start work in December to prepare for the store's grand opening early next year.


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  • jeff27577 Nov 23, 2010

    yay for more minimum wage jobs from an employer that imports cheap chinese made fecal matter! but hey!! its a JOB!!! oh, and gotta love the nazi type word filter also.

  • They call me CATMAN Nov 23, 2010

    redapace what are you talking about.? Walmarts are all over the state already thay don't need tax incentive's to open a store.

  • redapace Nov 19, 2010

    What? They're not waiting to see what the government is going to d0 re the tax argument before hiring more people? Another republican talking point rebuked.

  • whatelseisnew Nov 19, 2010

    I might go apply for a greeter position. I have always wanted to poke people.

  • bluegrass Nov 18, 2010

    Lots better than not working for sure.

  • country4ever Nov 18, 2010

    It's called a JOB, and it's an OPPORTUNITY to EARN MONEY.


  • carolinabluegrassfan Nov 18, 2010

    It's called a JOB, and it's an OPPORTUNITY to EARN MONEY.

    Unfortunatley our government (consisting of both Democrats and Republicans) has made it far to easy for those who consider themselves above being a "lowly" WalMart employee to sit at home, collect unemployment, and complain about jobs that "only" pay minimum wage or slightly above.

    Then there is the economic benefit to the community of creating other jobs during the construction phase and the local sales taxes generated after the store goes into operation.

    It's a very simple fact that without 3600 WallyWorlds and 600 SAM"S CLUBS our local, regional, state, and national unemployment rates would be higher and our sales tax revenues would be lower.

    So, tell me again, what's the problem with WalMart?

  • readme Nov 17, 2010

    What's up with all the haters? I think you need to go back and learn about the fundamentals of capitalism. WM is good for the county.

  • kendradad Nov 17, 2010

    Pay rate? Good luck. It will be slightly better than minimum wage. The real question is how you will be treated as an "associate". Been there, done that, got the T-shirt, no thanks.

  • in2horses Nov 17, 2010

    wonder what the hourly pay rate is???