WARREN, Mich., Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Start your new year with a new career at Art Van Furniture! Following recent layoff notices to thousands of associates at Sears, Macy's and Kmart, the Midwest's number one furniture and mattress retailer and one of America's largest independent furniture retailer is inviting those individuals impacted by the closures to apply for a wide array of exceptional new career opportunities across its portfolio of brands.
"Art Van Furniture has consistently and successfully navigated the current retail market conditions, leading to sprawling growth throughout the Midwest and fueling the local job market with new long-term career opportunities," said Kim Yost, Art Van Furniture CEO.
Earlier this week, it was announced that nearly 10,000 individuals throughout the United States would be out of a job on the heels of major retailers, such as Macy's, Sears and Kmart, announcing plans for hundreds of store closures. The list of closures are impacting residents throughout the United States, including Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Iowa where Art Van Furniture has experienced significant growth. Due to its growing demand, Art Van Furniture has a variety of positions open on its sales and delivery driver teams that would be a seamless transition for those facing unemployment.
Art Van Furniture offers its team members industry-leading benefits, including a 401(k) plan, comprehensive health insurance, and professional development and career advancement opportunities. Sales associates are commission based and can easily achieve earnings of $40,000 or more. The furniture delivery driver position consists of four, 10-hour shifts per week and compensation reaches $45,000 with overtime. Those interested in applying must have a Class B or Chauffeur's license and be able to lift 100 pounds. Qualified candidates interested in the sales and delivery driver positions can apply directly online for the open positions at jobs.artvan.com.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is the Midwest's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates more than 100 stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa, including freestanding Art Van PureSleep mattress stores, Art Van Flooring stores, and Art Van Furniture franchise locations, as well as a full service e-commerce website. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit artvan.com for more information.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/art-van-furniture-offers-extensive-career-opportunities-to-recently-laid-off-retail-associates-300386703.html
SOURCE Art Van Furniture