HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Mattress Firm Holding Corp., (NASDAQ: MFRM) will host a national career day in 40 cities across the country from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The nation's leading specialty bedding retailer aims to increase the company's total workforce by 10 percent, filling various sales and operations roles for both Mattress Firm and Sleep Train. Candidates interested in attending national career day can pre-register online here.
The mass hiring event will give potential sales associates and managers the opportunity to meet-and-greet with current associates, learn more about the MFRM Family of Brands culture and benefits and interview on-the-spot for job openings. Candidates must have either five years of sales or customer service experience, a bachelor's degree or previous military experience.
"We pride ourselves on recruiting and retaining top talent, and these live hire events create a platform for people to learn about our amazing culture and the leadership opportunities we offer," said Abby Ludens, Mattress Firm's vice president of talent management. "When we evaluate job candidates, we look to identify individuals we believe have the motivation, passion and ability to move into management or leadership roles. We are confident that these events will result in the hiring of an exceptional pool of candidates capable of doing just that."
Mattress Firm offers associates extensive training, competitive pay, tuition reimbursement and a comprehensive benefits package, among other perks. In total, Mattress Firm invests about $27,000 in training and development for each new hire. Additionally, nearly 90 percent of Mattress Firm's leadership and management roles are filled by promotions within the company.
In 2013, Mattress Firm appeared on the 150 Top National Workplaces list from Workplace Dynamics and was consecutively named a "Top Workplace" by the Houston Chronicle in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Interested candidates are encouraged to pre-register at www.mfrm.com/nationalcareerday. For more information about careers with the MFRM Family of Brands, visit www.MattressFirm.com/careers or www.facebook.com/MattressFirm.
About Mattress Firm
With more than 2,300 company-operated and franchised stores across 40 states, Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) has the largest geographic footprint in the United States among multi-brand mattress retailers. Founded in 1986, Houston-based Mattress Firm is the nation's leading bedding retailer with approximately $2.0 billion in 2014 sales pro forma for acquisitions, including franchise sales. The company offers a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses, bedding accessories and other related products from leading manufacturers, including Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Simmons, Stearns & Foster, and Hampton & Rhodes. Mattress Firm guarantees price, comfort and service with the ultimate goal of ensuring that customers Save Money. Sleep Happy™.
Mattress Firm was named Furniture Today's "Top Bedding Retailer" in 2013 and a "Top Workplace" by the Houston Chronicle in 2011, 2012 and 2013. More information is available at mattressfirm.com, or on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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