first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Tesco has announced plans to open 75 stores in the UK and 50 abroad by theend of the year creating 20,000 new jobs. Details of Tesco’s recruitment plans emerged after it revealed recordprofits by a retail chain of £1.2bn. David Fairhurst, Tesco’s global resourcing director, said that whereverpossible, the company would be promoting from within to fill the new postsusing its talent-spotting programme which identifies potential managers: “Our first port of call is always looking inward to see what talent wehave and making sure we are developing that talent,” he said. The majority of the new jobs will be made up of general assistants andretail managers. Fairhurst said Tesco will be continuing its in-store recruitment advertisingas part of the new recruitment drive because of its success. Tesco has also created a new micro-website for the recruitment of managersas part of its careers website which was established in September last year. Managerial applicants enter basic information, including their telephonenumber, and are then contacted by a member of Tesco’s contact centre staff fora discussion about their application. Tesco to create 20,000 jobs with new storesOn 23 Apr 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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