Mattress Firm Plans to Interview, Hire More than 250 On-the-Spot Leading Retailer Celebrates National Career Day with Live Hire Events in 29 Cities HOUSTON (Jan. 22, 2018) – On Tuesday, Jan. 23, Mattress Firm will celebrate its third annual National Career Day by hosting live hire events in 29 cities across the country. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to interview on-site and the top candidates will be extended offers on-the-spot. “We’re always looking for creative ways to attract top talent,” said Amanda Robbins, Mattress Firm’s vice president of talent acquisition and retention. “At Mattress Firm, we believe in empowering our employees to take charge of their careers and advance their knowledge, skills and responsibilities. Our National Career Day gives candidates an opportunity to experience that firsthand.” In total, the nation’s leading specialty bedding retailer aims to hire more than 250 candidates on-the-spot, filling various sales and operations roles in the following markets: Atlanta Austin Baltimore Boston Charlotte Chicago Columbus Dallas Grand Rapids, MI Houston Jacksonville Long Island, NY (Nassau County) Manchester, N.H. Miami Milwaukee New York City Orlando Philadelphia Pittsburgh Portland, OR Princeton, NJ Raleigh San Antonio Seattle Tampa Toledo, OH Virginia Beach Washington, D.C. Watchung, NJ To qualify, candidates must have either five years of sales or customer service experience, a bachelor’s degree or previous military experience. The retailer’s hiring event will give prospective employees an opportunity to meet-and-greet with current associates and learn more about the Mattress Firm culture and comprehensive employee training program. 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 and every new employee receives nearly 190 hours of first-year training and development. Additionally, nearly 90 percent of Mattress Firm’s leadership and management roles are filled by promotions within the company. Those interested in attending can pre-register online at www.mattressfirm.com/nationalcareerday.html. For more information about careers with Mattress Firm, visit www.MattressFirm.com/careers. About Mattress Firm Founded in 1986, Mattress Firm strives to help customers find the beds they want at the price that fits their budget. Today, Mattress Firm has grown to be America’s largest bed retailer, with more than 3,000 neighborhood stores and a passion for helping people find the right bed. Mattress Firm helps customers’ budget stretch further with a broad selection of mattresses and bedding accessories from leading manufacturers and brand names, including Serta, Simmons, Dream Bed, tulo and Sleepy’s. In 2016, Mattress Firm was acquired by Steinhoff International Holdings. Committed to serving its communities, the Mattress Firm Foster Kids, a program of the Ticket to Dream Foundation, hosts six collection drives a year in communities nationwide to ensure that foster children have the resources needed to succeed.