These Are The Companies Hiring Right Now
By Allie Gold
March 23, 2020
As a result of COVID-19, we are seeing an outbreak of layoffs and economic uncertainty across the country. The hospitality industry including people working with events and restaurants are being hit particularly hard. For anyone looking to work there are companies still looking to hire either temporary workers or full-time employees. Below is an updated list (March 23rd) of comapanies looking to hire.
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.
Amazon is opening 100,000 new full and part-time positions across the U.S. 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.
The warehouse club is looking to add hourly workers and is also offering work-from-home opportunities. Check their career site here.
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." 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.
"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," they stated on their website. Apply here for their up to 50,000 available positions through the end of April.
The pizza chain is trying to immediately fill positions for "delivery experts, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers." Apply here.
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.
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.
Walmart plans to hire 150,000 hourly workers in the U.S. and announced $550 million in cash bonuses to reward workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Apply here.