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INCREASING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

In addition to creating development and advancement opportunities for our 2.3 million associates around the world, Walmart also creates economic opportunity for people and businesses all along our supply chains. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation support programs that advance women’s economic mobility, create advancement opportunities for people in retail and related sectors, promote local manufacturing, champion supplier diversity and help suppliers and small businesses grow.

Recent Stories

Automation is Reshaping Work Across America. A New Report Explores the Impact – and How Communities Might Respond.

February 13, 2019

Change is the only constant. The history of work in America certainly proves the point. The Industrial Revolution sent people streaming from the countryside into cities. The rise of mass production…

Reinvented Truck Driver Orientation Helps Add New Hires to Walmart’s Fleet

January 23, 2019

With more than 1,400 new Walmart truck drivers added in 2018, hundreds more are slated to join the fleet in 2019. Assessments, mentorship and a faster hiring process are all a part of new onboarding…

Walmart Announces New Focus on Hiring Military Spouses

November 12, 2018

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 12, 2018 – Walmart today announced it will give hiring preference to military spouses, becoming the largest U.S. company to make such a commitment. The Military Spouse Career…

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