From Home Furnishing Business
Bedding Retailer Hosts National Career Fair
2016 by in Furniture Retailing, Industry
Bedding retailer Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) hosted a national career day in an effort to expand its sales team by about 10 percent.
The retailer said its growth over the last three to four years, mostly through acquisition, has it seeking up to 500 positions. To meet that, the company held its career day in 40 cities across the U.S. from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. looking to fill sales and operations positions for its Mattress Firm and Sleep Train locations.
The mass hiring event provided potential sales associates and managers the opportunity to meet-and-greet with current associates, learn more about the the Mattress Firm culture and benefits and interview on-the-spot for job openings. Mattress Firm was on the hunt for candidates with either five years of sales or customer service experience, a bachelor’s degree or previous military experience.