While the news is full of layoffs and rumors of layoffs, there are a number of companies and industries that can’t hire quickly enough.

If you need to know where to get a job right now because you’ve been laid off due to the coronavirus outbreak or any other reason, here are some places that could use your help:

 

1. McDonald’s is now hiring 260,000 workers.

McDonald’s has created positions to implement nearly 50 new health and safety procedures to protect employees and customers. They’re hiring for positions ranging from entry-level to management.

Apply to work at McDonalds

 

2. Walmart is hiring 150,000 employees nationwide.

Walmart has been hiring consistently through the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with the company currently looking to fill 150,000 positions throughout their distribution and fulfillment centers by the end of May. These jobs include pharmacists, drivers, store employees, and more.

Apply to work for Walmart

 

3. Amazon is hiring 75,000 new warehouse and delivery workers.

In March, Amazon pledged to hire 100,000 employees, both part-time and full-time, for their Operations network. With those positions filled, Amazon is now looking to fill an additional 75,000 jobs, such as warehouse employees and delivery drivers.

In addition to the total of 175,000 jobs Amazon has created in these unprecedented times, the company has made it a priority to invest in their employees with pay increases expected to exceed $500 million.

Apply to work for Amazon

 

4. Lowe’s and Home Depot are hiring more than 52,000 people.

Lowe’s is actively hiring 30,000 new employees to fill immediate part-time, full-time, and temporary positions. In addition to filling positions in stores, Lowe’s also has job opportunities in their distribution centers and other supply chain facilities.

Home Depot is also hiring over 22,000 full-time and part-time employees. Positions are available for warehouse distribution and in-store associates.

Apply to work for Lowe’s
Apply to work for Home Depot

 

5. Dollar Tree is hiring, so is Dollar General — 75,000 new jobs.

Dollar Tree is currently looking to fill over 27,000 jobs at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores. Positions are available for both in-store and distribution centers.

Dollar General, which operates more than 15,000 stores in 44 states, announced that they want to double their hiring rate and fill 50,000 jobs by the end of April. Although they anticipate most jobs will be temporary, Dollar General hopes to provide long term growth opportunities to some of the newly hired employees.

Apply to work at Dollar General
Apply for a job at Dollar Tree
Apply for a job at Family Dollar

 

 

6. Walgreens and CVS are hiring nearly 60,000 people.

Walgreens is looking to fill over 3,200 temporary jobs, with a focus on customer service associates. With stores across all 50 states, this provides an opportunity for quick employment.

In response to the growing health care needs of those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, CVS has announced that they, too, are adding 50,000 part-time, full-time, and temporary jobs.

Apply for a job at Walgreens
Apply for a job at CVS

 

7. Subway is hiring 50,000 workers across North America.

Subway is planning to hire 50,000 workers for positions ranging from entry-level to management.

Apply for a job at Subway

 

8. Aetna, a CVS Health company, wants to fill more than 50,000 positions.

Aetna is one of the biggest healthcare benefits companies in the nation and they’ve been around since the 1980s. It wasn’t until 2018, that they joined forces with CVS with the goal to offer low-cost healthcare. Part of Aetna’s COVID response is to accelerate the hiring of more than 50,000 full- and part-time positions across the country. Positions include customer service and claims and clinical positions — some are even remote jobs.

Apply for a job at Aetna Careers.

 

9. Taco Bell plans to hire 30,000 new team members.

Taco Bell plans to hire for existing positions as well as creating new positions intended to keep drive-thrus, deliveries, curbside pickups, and mobile app orders running efficiently.

Apply to work at Taco Bell

 

10. Panda Express plans to hire 30,000 delivery team members.

Panda Express is hiring thousands of new team members as they launch their new direct delivery service. Panda Express also plans to hire more employees at each location to be better prepared for opening their dining rooms when guidelines allow.

Apply to work at Panda Express

 

11. Ace Hardware is hiring over 30,000 employees.

With thousands of Ace Hardware stores still open, the need for employees has increased for the hardware chain. The company is currently looking to fill 30,000 positions at their stores across the nation.

Apply for a job at Ace Hardware

 

12. Dunkin’ plans to hire 25,000 new workers.

Dunkin’ launched a hiring campaign centered around the benefits of working at one of their restaurants. Dunkin’ is partnering with Southern New Hampshire University to offer their employees free online education.

Apply to work at Dunkin’

 

13. Food delivery services are hiring more than a quarter of a million people as demand rapidly increases.

Uber Eats, Lyft, Instacart, Postmates, Grubhub, and DoorDash are all seeing huge increases in delivery orders as quarantined folks want their favorite food at home. The average delivery driver makes about $27,000 a year, which can supplement other gig-economy-type jobs. Meanwhile, full-time rideshare drivers earn an average of $36,525 a year. You can start working in less than two weeks.

Here are the links you need, in order of how well they pay:

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14. Domino’s, Papa John’s, and Pizza Hut are hiring new employees.

Pizza is a hot commodity during the coronavirus quarantine, and to keep up, Domino’s, Papa Johns and Pizza Hut are looking for new employees for a diverse array of jobs nationwide.

Apply to work for Domino’s
Apply to work at Pizza Hut
Apply to work at Papa John’s

 

 

15. Kroger is hiring for over 7,000 jobs right now.

The grocery giant, which includes numerous other chains in their corporate family, are particularly looking for workers to help with stocking and delivery, but positions are also available for cashiers, pharmacy technicians, and more. New hires can get to work within several days of application. You can search by location.

Apply to work for Kroger

 

16. Target currently has over 8,000 open positions in the U.S.

In order to keep up with demand in stores and in distribution centers, Target has open positions that include seasonal workers, team leaders, specialty sales, management roles, and more. As part of their COVID response, Target has been protecting employees by providing face masks and gloves, as well as increased wages, bonuses, and benefits.

Apply for a job at Target.

 

17. Facebook is hiring 10,000 employees to help with content.

In an effort to curb the spread of misinformation during COVID-19 and the 2020 election, Facebook is ramping up hiring, looking to get 10,000 new employees to improve content on the platform.

Apply to work for Facebook

 

18. Costco is hiring for positions nationwide.

Costco has also been hit with increasing demands from consumers, with some locations reporting thousands of people waiting outside each morning before stores even open. The company’s hiring several positions at the moment, including warehouse workers.

Apply to work for Costco

 

19. Rite Aid plans to hire 5,000 front-line workers.

Rite Aid plans to hire 5,000 employees for their 2,500 locations to meet COVID-19 demands. The 5,000 positions will include cashiers, pharmacist, janitorial staff, and more.

Apply to work at Rite Aid

 

20. Tractor Supply Company is hiring more than 5,000 employees.

Tractor Supply Company is hiring for new roles providing backup for existing positions. Tractor Supply company hopes to focus on increasing safety and customer service in its stores while providing employee safety.

Apply to work at Tractor Supply Company

 

21. Whole Foods is hiring nearly 600 associates for at least $15 an hour.

In-store shoppers, cashiers, bakery team members, dishwashers, meat department workers and more are needed at Whole Foods Markets nationwide. Whole Foods’ starting pay is $15/hr, with “enhanced pay opportunities” of $2/hr for full-time employees now through May 3. The chain is expediting hiring processes because they’re ready to roll.

Apply to work for Whole Foods

 

22. Albertsons is hiring for about 1,700 jobs across their stores.

Albertsons owns Safeway, Vons, United Supermarkets, and a bunch more, and they’re hiring for delivery drivers, cashiers, gas station attendants, customer service representatives, and lots more. You can search by location or job, and the search applies to all the company’s stores.

Apply to work for Albertsons

 

23. ALDI is constantly expanding their staff.


In addition to giving current employees temporary raise increases, Aldi is also hiring temporary store and warehouse positions. The company already had massive expansion plans before the coronavirus, expecting to become the third-largest grocery store by 2022.

Apply to work for ALDI

 

24. Nestle is continuing to hire thousands of employees across their businesses.

Nestle is a worldwide operation, and is continuing to hire thousands of jobs across their brand as part of their COVID response. In the U.S., there are currently about 700 jobs listed nationwide for positions within their factories, distribution centers, retail sales teams, and more.

Apply for a job at Nestle

 

25. Pepsi wants 6,000 new people on their team.

PepsiCo has donated millions of dollars worldwide as part of their COVID response and also plans to hire 6,000 new, full-time, full-benefit frontline employees across the U.S. to meet increased demand for its products. Pepsi is hiring for delivery drivers, engineers, sales, finance, communications, and more. They’re also promising increased wages and benefits for existing employees.

Apply for a job at PepsiCo.

 

26. UPS is hiring more than 1,600 positions nationwide.

As UPS shipping demand grows, so does the need for delivery drivers, warehouse workers, and other support positions, like mechanics, data entry, and more. It’s a big list.

It may also be worth checking your local FedEx location, with the company hiring for positions such as package handlers, operations managers, and warehouse workers.

Apply to work for UPS
Apply for a job for FedEx

 

 

27. Your regional grocery store chain is hiring, most likely.

Places like Raley’s in Northern California are hiring for a number of positions, from clerks to stockers to pharmacy techs. Chances are, your regional grocery chain is hiring, too, to meet customer demand.

Texas grocery store H-E-B has part-time and full-time employment opportunities in their warehouse, manufacturing, and transportation departments. In addition, H-E-B is also looking to fill short term positions to handle the influx of in-store traffic.

Publix, which operates 1,239 locations in 7 Southeastern states, is looking to fill a variety of positions, including some critical openings.

Apply to work for Raley’s
Apply to work for H-E-B
Apply to work for Publix

 

28. 7-Eleven is hiring 20,000 employees; other convenience stores are staffing up, too.

7-Eleven announced they will be adding 20,000 new store employees. These positions will fulfill the growing in store needs, as well as meet the increased demand of delivery orders through their 7NOW app.

Sheetz, which operates 600 stores in the Northeast, announced that in addition to giving current employees a $3/hour raise, they’re adding 1,300 new jobs in transportation, distribution, store employees, and more.

Apply to work for 7-Eleven
Apply to work at Sheetz

 

29. Bellhop moving company is hiring movers with flexible scheduling.

Bellhop is based out of Chattanooga, TN but they’re hiring movers nationwide — for up to $21 per hour! When you become a mover with Bellhop, you set your own schedule and Bellhop will match your availability with jobs in your area.

Apply for a job at Bellhop.

 

30. Companies are hiring more than a million cleaners.

We’re all wanting to kill off germs and have our spaces clean right now, so it’s no wonder that ZipRecruiter reports that job postings for janitors and cleaners have increased by 75% over last year. Whether you’re looking to clean a house, an office, or a hotel, the over 1 million cleaning jobs available now on ZipRecruiter offer variety.

Apply for a cleaning job

 

31. Tech companies that let you have your online meetings are hiring.


Zoom is hiring for a large number of different openings , Slack is hiring 220 positions, and Microsoft is hiring for over 3,000 jobs right now (although most are located in Washington).

 

32. Healthcare organizations are hiring — big-time.

As coronavirus creates a new burden for hospitals and healthcare workers, the medical field is trying to hire up, and quickly. A quick search of indeed.com shows more than 93,000 entry-level jobs in the medical field. Previous experience is preferred, but not always necessary.

Apply to work an entry-level healthcare job

 

33. Citizens Bank and Wells Fargo are hiring and offering remote work options.

Both banks have made changes to their hiring processes and interviews will be done virtually during the COVID pandemic. Positions vary and include private mortgage banker roles, customer service, copywriting, engineering, and more.

Apply to work at Citizens Bank
Apply to work at Wells Fargo

 

34. Online education companies are hiring for a bunch of roles.

As schools have closed and students are at home, there’s been a lot of renewed interest in online education. Online primary school K12.com has 283 positions for teachers and support staff, and its competitor Connections Academy has 253 jobs live.

A search for online education on Indeed.com generates nearly 168,000 jobs. These are almost all remote-friendly, and vary greatly — from teaching English to Chinese students to being a graphic design instructor. Support jobs abound, too.

Some helpful links:

Apply to work at K12.com
Apply to work at Connections Academy
Apply to work in online education

 

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