Friday, January 3, 2014
23,000 people apply for 600 Wal-Mart Jobs in DC. Thirty eight job seekers for everyone one job.
Twenty three thousand people applied for 600 Wal-Mart jobs. That's 38 people for each postion. I just don't get where this attitude that "no one wants work" comes from. People don't want to work. The correct statement is that "people don't want to work at that lowly wage."
NBC4 Washington: Walmartto Open first DC Stores on Dec. 4
Business Insider also covered the event.
Here is the story from the Washington Post. In DC, Wal Mart Job Seekers Want Work. Any Work.
Wal-Mart is hiring on 3% of the people that apply.
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