New Zaxby's Gives Out 700 Job Applications
The restaurant on S. Hairston Road has stopped taking applications for now, an executive said.
The new Zaxby's opening April 1 on S. Hairston Road near Redan gave out 700 applications to people looking for work.
TJ McElroy, chief operating officer of the licensee of Zaxby's Franchising, Inc., told Patch the restaurant has stopped taking applications for now but plans to accept them again April 1.
He said Zaxby's has hired 60 people; 45 will be at the new restaurant, the remaining 15 will work at other locations, replacing transferred crew members.
The overwhelming interest in employment at the restaurant has been evident at other businesses that have set up in recent times in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
About 500 people applied for jobs at the new Food Depot in Lithonia when it first announced it was hiring, and the RaceTrac gas station at Redan and Covington that opened last year received more than 600 job applications for only 20 positions.