TITLE

ICELAND CREATES 2,500 JOBS TO MANAGE EXPANSION FOLLOWING PURCHASE OF WOOLWORTHS STORES

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plans of frozen food retailer Iceland to take on a significant number of former Woolworths workers after buying 51 stores from the firm's administrators. To manage the expansion, Iceland is creating 2,500 positions aside from the 17,500 staff it currently employs. Susan Yell, human resources (HR) director at Iceland, said Iceland would work with Jobcentre Plus in the local communities to ensure a good cross-section of recruits.
ACCESSION #
37020362

 

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