Kroger has 500 job openings in its Atlanta division

FILE PHOTO: A Kentucky woman who tested positive for the coronavirus defied isolation orders and was arrested on Monday for failing to self-quarantine after going to a grocery store, police said.
FILE PHOTO: A Kentucky woman who tested positive for the coronavirus defied isolation orders and was arrested on Monday for failing to self-quarantine after going to a grocery store, police said.

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As many businesses continue to suffer during the coronavirus pandemic, Kroger is looking to expand its employee base and hire 500 people in its Atlanta division, the company announced in a news release.

The Atlanta Division includes stores in Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

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Kroger began expediting its hiring process on March 13, hiring more than 7,800 new workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the release. Since March, the company has hired more than 100,000 workers nationwide.

Potential hires can apply for positions at jobs.kroger.com.

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