Dollar General Seeks Experienced Workers; Commits to Support AARP’s “Work Reimagined” Program

  Dollar General Seeks Experienced Workers; Commits to Support AARP’s “Work
  Reimagined” Program

         Discount retailer takes pledge to support 50-plus workforce

Business Wire

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- August 01, 2012

Dollar General Corp., (NYSE: DG) today reaffirmed its commitment to
experienced workers by supporting the AARP’s “Work Reimagined” program and the
50-plus worker pledge.

“Dollar General is committed to creating job opportunities for all Americans,”
said Bob Ravener, Dollar General’s EVP and chief people officer. “Experienced
people bring tremendous work skills and talent to the workplace, and Dollar
General is a place where every employee’s knowledge and expertise is valued.”

Dollar General’s commitment to the “Work Reimagined” program is another
expression of the company’s support of American workers. The discount retailer
has plans to add more than 6,000 new jobs in 2012 to support its more than
10,000 stores and 11 distribution centers across the country.

“Dollar General is an exciting place to work for people of all generations,”
said Ravener. “We provide opportunities for employees to grow their careers,
contribute to the company’s success and become involved in the community.”

“Work Reimagined” is a social network-based jobs program that connects
employers seeking experienced workers with qualified professionals searching
for new or more satisfying careers. The site (www.workreimagined.org) will
leverage the platform of social media site LinkedIn to make the best
connections between experienced workers and the best employers.

To learn more about Dollar General, visit Dollar General on Linkedin or
www.dollargeneral.com.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than
70 years. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General helps
shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering life’s necessities,
such as food, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house
wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood
locations. Dollar General is dedicated to the growth and development of its
employees, and was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a Best
Place to Work and Training’s Top 125. The company employs more than 90,000
people across the country and around the world. Learn more about the Fortune
200 company and its career opportunities at www.dollargeneral.com.

Contact:

Dollar General Corporation
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
tearnest@dollargeneral.com
or
Emily Weiss, 615-855-5210
emweiss@dollargeneral.com
 
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