50 Companies Hiring Right Now During the Coronavirus Lockdown

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If you have been laid off because you were deemed non-essential but still have bills to pay then you are probably looking for a job right about now.

The good news is that there are a number of companies that have actually increased the number of workers they are looking to hire.

Listed below are 50 companies that are hiring right now.

1. Walmart

The nation’s largest employer is looking to hire close to 150,000 new employees to keep up with demand in their stores and distribution centers. Apply

2. Zoom

As a leading video communications company, Zoom has seen major growth in recent months in the number of people using their software to work remotely. Because of this, they are ramping up hiring and are actively looking for a large number of new employees. Check out Flexjobs to see the positions available.

3. Amazon

It’s no secret by now that the online retail giant has announced on March 16, 2020 that it is looking to hire around 100,000 new employees in their fulfillment centers and delivery networks to keep up with the current demand for its products. They announced on April 13, 2020 they had reached that goal and have created an additional 75,000 jobs. If you are looking for a job with steady hours and the decent pay that probably isn’t going away anytime soon then Amazon is a good place to start. Apply

There are plenty of opportunities at the fulfillment centers, but don’t overlook the opportunity to work remotely for Amazon. These include positions like customer service associates, recruitment positions and engineers. Sign up for Flexjobs to see these listings and more. 

4. Kroger

The massive grocery store chain is looking to fill around 10,000 additional jobs in the coming weeks. The Kroger family includes other grocery stores like Ralph’s, Smith’s, and Food4Less. Apply

5. H-E-B

Here is another grocery store chain that it hiring right now. Located mainly in Texas, the grocery giant is in need of store and warehouse workers. They are offering full time, part-time, and short term positions. Apply

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6. Pepsico

The famous soft drink brand is looking to add an additional 6,000 workers to its workforce in the very near future. Apply

7. Dollar General

These days Dollar General stores are everywhere. And in order to keep all these stores stocked and cleaned, DG will be hiring additional workers in the coming months. Pretty much every town in the U.S. has a Dollar General so this might be a good place to start your job search. Apply

8. Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics is a leading refrigerated warehousing company operating in North America and Europe. They are looking to add an estimated 2,000 additional employers to their rosters in response to increased workloads due to COVID-19. Their website claims that ‘new jobs are added daily’, and encourages ‘checking back regularly to explore new positions’. Apply

9. Stop & Shop

Another grocery store chain in need of additional workers. Open positions at both their supermarkets and distribution centers. Apply

10. GE Healthcare

The healthcare industry has been impacted like no other by the Coronavirus pandemic. GE Healthcare, a global medical technology leader, has seen an increase in the demand for their products and services in this trying times. To combat these increases they are looking for new employees to join their team. Apply

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11. Domino’s

One of the most popular pizza delivery companies in the United States, Domino’s is looking to hire a horde of new drivers, cooks, and in-store personnel to meet the increased demand of orders. Apply

12. Walgreens

Pharmacies across the country are in need of additional employees during the Coronavirus pandemic. Walgreen’s announced recently that they are looking to fill 9,500 positions in the coming months. Apply

13. Safeway

We have a lot of grocery stores on the list but that is a good thing. Some of these grocery stores are region specific so the more on the list the higher the likelihood a few of them will be in your area. Safeway is looking to fill a larger number of positions in their stores and at their distribution centers. Apply

14. Good Eggs

Good Eggs is an organic grocery delivery service based out of California. They are looking to hire new warehouse associates. Apply

15. Farmstead

The digital grocery delivery service is looking to hire Customer Happiness Reps to work remotely solving customer service issues. Apply

16. CVS Health

CVS Health is looking to hire an additional 50,000 workers to help combat the spread of COVID-19. They are also promising to give bonuses and additional benefits to current employees. Apply

17. Instacart

Online food delivery services are blowing up right now! Instacart is looking to hire over 54,000 shoppers in the near future. If you have a dependable vehicle and want to make some additional money sign up with Instacart and start work. Apply

18. Outschool

Outschool is looking for teachers to work remotely from home. They DO NOT require any formal teaching credentials. Apply

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19. Raley’s

Raley’s is looking to hire additional online order fillers. Apply

20. Support.com

The online support company recently announced that they will be hiring an unlimited amount of remote customer and tech support representatives. This is due in part to the increased number of people working from home who will need support to set up their remote workstations. Sign up on Flexjobs to see all their telecommuting postings. 

21. 3M

3M is one of the leading manufacturers of respirators that are in high demand during these trying times. The increased demand for their products has led to an increase in hiring. Apply

22. USPS

The United States Postal Service is hiring for multiple positions in an attempt to keep up with the uptick in packages being mailed. The USPS has always been a coveted well paying employer and now might be the time to get you your foot in the door. Apply

23. Whole Foods

We might be in the middle of a global pandemic but people still need their fancy organic foods. Whole Foods is hiring 5,000 people to help keep their store shelves stocked. Apply

24. Papa John’s

The popular pizza delivery chain is looking to beef up its staff by an additional 20,000 employees. Jobs include delivery drivers, cooks, customer service staff, etc. If you love pizza and want to make some money check them out. Apply

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25. Lowe’s

Hardware and home improvement stores have been deemed essential jobs, and so Lowe’s is looking to hire around 30,000 workers. The positions will be full time, part-time, overnight, and seasonal. If this sounds like employment you are interested in, check out Lowe’s. Apply

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26. Blue Apron

Blue Apron is meal kit service provider. They are looking to hire more staff because of increased demand for their products. Apply

27. Sheetz

Sheetz is a convenience store chain that is looking to fill 1,300 open positions in the coming weeks. Apply

28. 7-Eleven

One of the largest gas station/convenience store chains in the U.S., 7-Eleven is looking for an additional 20,000 employees due to increased demand. Apply

29. Aldi

Aldi was recently named ‘One of America’s Best Employers’. The grocery store chain is currently hiring full and part-time associates. If you are interested in working for Aldi take a few moments and check them out. Apply

30. Albertsons

You guessed it, it’s another grocery store. Albertsons is hiring for over 1,600 different jobs and positions. See what they have to offer as far as jobs, compensation, and benefits. Apply

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31. Costco

Someone needs to be holding the fort down at Costsco so people can come in and get pallets of toilet paper and Ramen noodles. If you are interested in working for the wholesale giant you should check them out. Apply

32. Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree is one of the largest and most popular dollar stores in the U.S. In these hard financial times more and more people are flocking to these types of discount stores. Dollar Tree is hiring for cashiers, stockers, and warehouse workers. Apply

33. Family Dollar

Another discount store that is hiring in large numbers is Family Dollar. If you have a Family Dollar in your area and are interested in working there check them out. Apply

34. Sitel

Sitel is a leading technical support company. They are looking to hire a number of remote Inbound Call Center Associates. Apply

35. Pizza Hut

Even during these tough times, Pizza Hut is not wavering from its mission of ‘making the perfect pizza and sharing it with our neighbors.’ They are looking to hire an estimated 30,000 new employees. Apply

36. GrubHub

More and more people are looking to stay home and have their meals delivered to them. App-based delivery services like GrubHub are looking to hire delivery drivers to fill this need. If you have reliable transportation and want to make some extra money give GrubHub a look. Apply

37. Postmates

Postmates is striving to build the world’s most trusted, eccentric company. The app-based delivery service has also experienced a huge number of orders as more and more states are instituting stay-at-home laws. If you love to drive and want a flexible schedule consider Postmates. Apply

38. AHI Facility Services

AHI is hiring janitors and other cleaning personnel around the country. Apply

39. U.S. Census Bureau

The 2020 Census is still taking place and more part-time Census workers are needed. Apply

40. Target

One of the nation’s leading big-box department stores, Target is looking to add around 9,000 new employees to their roster in the coming months. They are hiring for their store and for their distribution centers. Apply

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41. Circle K

Circle K recently implemented an additional $2.50/hr pay increase to all store employees as a response to the COVID-19 crisis. If you are interested in working at one of their convenience store locations check them out. Apply

42. DoorDash

Another app-based delivery service. By now I think you get the point that they are all hiring. If you like DoorDash and want to work for them check them out. Apply

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43. Meijer

The grocery store chain that was voted ‘One of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ is hiring for short term and permanent positions. Apply

44. Slack

The messaging platform Slack is hiring Customer Experience Agents around the world. If you are curious about what a CEA actually does visit the Slack careers website to learn more. Apply

45. UberEats

If you love to drive, have dependable transportation, and want to set your own schedule then driving for UberEats might be a Coronavirus career for you. Apply

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46. Netsmart

Netsmart is a medical health records company that is hiring full time and part-time remote Chart Reviewers. If you are looking for a work at home job then this might be the one for you. Learn more about Netsmart and to apply for a remote position today. Apply

47. K12

K12 is an online education company that is actively hiring for new positions every day. If you are interested in doing some online teaching from home visit their site. Apply

48. Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is hiring remote System Technologist to provide customer support for their communications products. To figure out what exactly that means visit their careers website. Apply

49. Vitamin T

Vitamin T is a talent agency that is looking to hire for a number of remote positions. Learn more about the company and browse all open positions. Apply

50. 24 Seven

24 Seven is looking to hire a remote-working Social Media Specialist. If you are good with social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok then this might be an ideal work-from-home job for you. Apply

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This article was originally shared on howtolivefree.net.

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