Wilkes-Barre hiring event to employ up to 150 people

Wilkes-Barre, PA, June 18, 2014 – On June 23 and 24 at 9:00 a.m., Gabriel Brothers, Inc., a fashion retailer and first choice destination for savvy shoppers, will host a hiring event to fill up to 150 positions for the new Gabe’s store opening at the East End Centre at 815 Kidder Street on Saturday, July 26. The new 50,000 square foot location will be the twelfth Gabriel Brothers, Inc. store in Pennsylvania. The new Wilkes-Barre Gabe’s will be part of the brand’s exciting new prototype, and is one of eight openings planned for summer and fall of 2014. 

What: To help support the new Wilkes-Barre store opening Saturday, July 26, Gabriel Brothers, Inc. is hosting a hiring event to add up to 150 new jobs in leadership positions as well as supervisory, customer service, cashier and stocking roles.  Applicants must bring two pieces of ID and prepare to be interviewed and hired at the event.

When: Monday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days.

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 242 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre PA, 18702 (570) 820-8595

Why: Gabriel Brothers, Inc. is developing a first-rate Wilkes-Barre team to help deliver on its promise to offer great styles from famous brands at amazing prices up to 70 per cent off department store prices.

IMPORTANT: Applicants must bring two forms of ID (i.e., driver’s license, social security card, birth certificate, passport, etc.) and prepare to be interviewed and hired at the event. Those who cannot make it to the hiring event can email their resume to applyjobs.WilkesBarre@gabes.net.

Photo Op: The company is expecting hundreds of applicants at the hiring event and the local Gabriel Brothers spokesperson is available to comment about the new store and who the company is looking to hire.

For HR information about the hiring event, please contact:

Robin Virbickis, District Manager

Gabriel Brothers, Inc.


For PR information or for media to book an interview, please contact:

Madison Hawkins

High View Communications


416-322-5897 ext. 223