Looking for a Job? These U.S. Companies are Currently Hiring During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Many people are being laid off or furloughed due to companies being uncertain of how severe the economic crisis may be due to Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, some experts have even predicted that unemployment will reach 20 percent. However, not all hope is lost. The below U.S. companies are currently hiring.
1. Instacart: 300,000 New Hires
Instacart is searching for full-service grocery shoppers who will be hired and work as independent contractors. Top areas for demand include the states of California, New York, Texas, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, Georgia, and Ohio.
2. WalMart: 150,000 New Hires
Walmart is looking to hire 150,000 temporary employees to work at the company’s stores, clubs, and distribution centers.
Apply on Walmart’s website or text the word “jobs” to 240240.
3. Amazon: 100,000 New Hires
Amazon is looking to hire new warehouse and delivery workers.
4. Dollar General: 50,000 New Hires
The company plans to double its normal hiring rate by adding up to 50,000 employees by the end of April.
5. CVS: 50,000 New Hires
The 50,000 new jobs will include full-time, part-time and temporary roles as store clerks, delivery drivers, distribution center employees and customer service workers.
6. Albertsons / Safeway: 30,000 New Hires
On March 17th, Albertsons tweeted: "We need your help. We're hiring for immediate openings! Apply at your local store or online now!"
Safeway, which is owned by Albertsons, also announced on social media that they are hiring.
7. Pizza Hut: 30,000 New Hires
Pizza Hut is looking to fill 30,000 open positions that include cooks, managers and shift leaders.
8. Dollar Tree / Family Dollar: 25,000 New Hires
Dollar Tree will hire part and full-time managers for its stores, with flexible shifts for stockers and cashiers. Also, it will appoint order fillers, equipment operators and warehouse associates for its 24 distribution centers.
9. Papa John's: 20,000 New Hires
The add of 20,000 new employees will help Papa John's delivery and carryout services. The available positions include cashiers, customer service representatives, drivers, managers, assistants and other roles.
10. 7-Eleven: 20,000 New Hires
7-Eleven expects to hire as many as 20,000 new store employees, either directly or by independent 7-Eleven franchisees, in the coming months. The new store employee positions will help meet a surge in mobile orders through its 7Now delivery app, which offers delivery of essentials and nonessentials. Store employees will fulfill 7Now delivery orders that include grocery staples such as milk and bread; over-the-counter medicine; a range of food and beverage options such as pizza and Slurpee drinks; beer and wine in participating markets; and more.
11. Dominos: 10,000 New Hires
The pizza company is looking for part- and full-time delivery drivers, pizza cookers, customer service representatives, managers and licensed truck drivers for its supply chain centers and stores.
12. Kroger: 10,000 New Hires
The open positions are for a variety of jobs, including retail clerks and night crew members.
13. Walgreens: 9,500 New Hires
14. Pepsi: 6,000 New Hires
The company said it will hire 6,000 full-time, full benefit workers across the U.S. in coming months.
16. Knoq: 30+ New Hires
Area: Boston, Kansas City and Salt Lake City
The company is hiring neighborhood representatives to shop and stock groceries, work with food banks and non-profits, and deliver food & essential items. Knoq has partnered with various grocery stores, delivery services and non-profits to support the increased demand for those businesses. They have 30+ full time roles looking to be filled immediately in Boston, Kansas City and Salt Lake City. The hourly rate is $15 per hour. Requirement is car and driver's license. Benefits are available for full time employees.