Which Companies Are Hiring During COVID-19 Pandemic


If you have been fired or sent home with no pay due to COVID-19, here's a list of company which are hiring right now 🙏🏾 some even allow you to work remotely.

Turns out that many businesses are hiring right now, including Amazon, Costco, CVS, and - pizza chains. Pepsi alone is hiring 6000 nationwide.

Amazon is said to be hiring 100,000 workers, mostly for fulfillment and delivery, and some UPS hubs are hiring as well. Online learning companies are expanding with companies like Outschool hiring thousands of teachers to meet demand. Grocery stores and delivery services are hiring too. Grocery Major chains such as Kroger, Meijer, and Safeway are hiring in-store shelf stockers and delivery staff. Grocery delivery services and apps such as Instacart are also hiring. Remote meeting and communication companies such as Zoom, Slack and Microsoft Teams are also hiring at the moment.

Earlier today, Gov. Murphy announced a website which shows jobs available in NJ: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov

Check out this list:

  • The Albertsons grocery store and parent-company of Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, ACME and others is currently hiring for more than 1,600 positions across its brands. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Aldi
  • Aldi was recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in 2019. They are now hiring for all stores and warehouses. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Amazon
  • Amazon is opening 100,000 new full and part-time positions across the U.S. in their fulfillment centers and delivery network to meet the surge in demand. They will also be adding an additional $2 per hour in pay through the end of April on top of their current rate of $15/hour or more. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Costco
  • It's no secret Costco has had an influx of business since panicked buyers started clearing the shelves. The warehouse club is looking to add hourly workers and is also offering work-from-home opportunities. Check their career site here to see all the jobs they're hiring for. (updated March 20)
  • CVS Health
  • CVS Health says it will hold "the most ambitious hiring drive in the company's history, with plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country." Jobs include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and customer service professionals. The company will hold virtual job fairs, interviews and job tryouts with "many roles" to be filled CVS Health clients like Hilton and Marriott that have had to furlough workers. 
  • CVS Health also said that it will pay bonuses that range from $150 to $500 to those who must be on-site at CVS facilities to help customers. Search jobs here. (Updated March 23)
  • Dollar General
  • "For any individual whose job has been temporarily impacted by the effect of COVID-19, we currently have a number of full and part-time positions available across our stores, distribution centers and private fleet network," a statement on their website read. Apply here for their up to 50,000 available positionsthrough the end of April. (updated March 23)
  • Domino's
  • The pizza chain is looking to immediately fill positions for "delivery experts, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers."
  • "Our corporate and franchise stores want to make sure they're not only feeding people, but also providing opportunity to those looking for work at this time, especially those in the heavily-impacted restaurant industry" Domino's CEO Richard Allison said in a statement. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Kroger
  • The Kroger family of companies including Ralph's, Food 4 Less, Pick 'n Save and others are hiring for more than 7,000 positions across its brands. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Papa John's
  • Papa John's is looking to hire 20,000 new team members and applicants can expect to have an interview and potentially start the same day, according to the company. Apply here or text JOBS to 47272. (Updated March 23)
  • PepsiCo
  • PepsiCo is looking to hire 6,000 new employees across the U.S. Available jobs are in manufacturing and production, marketing, sales, transportation and many other divisions. Apply here. (updated March 20)
  • Walmart
  • Walmart plans to hire 150,000 hourly workers in the U.S. and announced $550 million in cash bonuses to reward workers as they work tirelessly to meet the demand created by the coronavirus pandemic. Apply here.

We must note that many delivery companies are facing criticism over employee safety.


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