Walmart Set to Hire Over 5,000 Workers Globally in 2022

Mar 15, 2022 By MarketDepth

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Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is set to hire over 5,000 workers globally throughout the fiscal year, Furthermore, it has plans to make Toronto, Ontario and Atlanta, Georgia into two new Walmart global tech hubs amid their growing tech presence. The retailer is prepared to make Toronto one of its larger hubs, providing hundreds of new jobs.

“The cutting-edge technology we build for 230 million customers around the world is fueled by our greatest asset-our people. We are excited to join the vibrant and diverse tech communities in Toronto and Atlanta. Work from these new hubs will impact millions of lives and transform the future of retail.”

Suresh Kumar, Walmart’s EVP, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer

The Toronto hub allows Canadian tech talent to remain in the country and is in line with Walmart’s local commitment. In 2020, Walmart Canada reported a USD3.5 Billion investment to make the online and in-store experience easier, faster and more convenient for Canadian consumers. The retailer intends to implement the latest technology within the business from supply chain to associates.