For a job that pays upwards of $200,000 a year, would you believe it if that company was Walmart?
Walmart said it is trying out a new program called “College 2 Career.”
About 1,000 current Walmart workers who are recent college grads, or soon-to-be grads, can get a little extra classroom training along with hands-on experience and mentoring.
The top performers will then get a newly created store management position called Emerging Coach with starting pay of $65,000 a year and will earn about $200,000 a year within two years.
It’s a tight job market right now and this is just one of the ways Walmart is trying to recruit and hold on to workers.
The company also just raised its pay for long-haul truck drivers and has offered to cover 100% of college tuition for its workforce.