The global pandemic forced millions of Americans who don’t have the option to work from home, to be out of a job. Nearly 10 million people have filed for unemployment according to the Washington Post.
Although some companies had no choice but to shut down, others are in need of employees. New York City is seeking healthcare workers to help fight the pandemic. For more information, click here.
Pharmacies are also in need. Walgreens opened up 20,000 positions while CVS opened up 50,000.
ABC News confirmed that the Hilton is working to find temporary jobs for tens of thousands of displaced hotel team members through its newly created workforce resource center website. There are 350,000 roles listed on the site and they plan on adding more as well as partner companies in the next few days. For more information, click here.
Amazon is also hiring 100,000 full time and part-time employees across the U.S. Click here for more information. Walmart also announced they’re hiring 150,000 new associates through the end of May for its stores, clubs, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers. Although it’s a temporary position, many can be promoted to permanent roles, the company said.
Grocery and corner stores like Kroger and 7-Eleven are also hiring. Pizza Hut, Domino’s and Papa Johns are hiring drivers, as the demand for delivery food has risen. Apply to Papa Johns here or text JOBS to 47272
LinkedIn made it easier for businesses to connect with potential applicants during this time by encouraging the use of hashtags #CoronaVirusHiring or #NowHiring in any job.
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— Rebecca Jarvis (@RebeccaJarvis) March 19, 2020