LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Kroger announced it has hired some 23,000 employees since announcing new openings due to COVID- 19. The company started looking for the hires due to increased demand related to the pandemic.
Kroger, which also operates as Payless, says many of the new hires had been laid off from hard-hit industries like restaurants and hotels. They are still looking to hire as many as 20,000 more nation-wide. In Indiana and Illinois, that could be as many as 35 new hires per store.
You can apply at jobs.kroger.com. They're trying to get applicants started on the job in as little as 72 hours.