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Looking for companies hiring immediately? You’re not alone. The coronavirus is impacting the jobs market in a way that hasn’t been seen in years. Many people have been mandated to work from home, whereas others have been furloughed or laid off, with many of them in service-related industries, particularly the accommodation and food service industries.
However, a handful of companies have seen their hiring needs dramatically rise to keep up with the demand for essential goods and services. Below is a list of companies that have announced special hiring initiatives, as well as links to their jobs on Monster. We will continue to update this list of jobs, so be sure to check back regularly. And for more companies hiring now, check out the Monster 100, our weekly roundup of companies with the most new jobs on Monster.
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7-Eleven expects to hire as many as 20,000 new store employees, either directly or by independent 7-Eleven franchisees, in the coming months.
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Albertsons wants to hire 30,000 workers including delivery drivers, personal shoppers, distribution center reps, and call center reps. Albertsons is the parent company for Albertsons, Safeway, Randalls, United Supermarkets, and several other food and drug retail chains.
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Aldi reported that it has hired nearly 7,500 employees and is “continuing to hire more each day,” including temporary positions in its stores and warehouses. Aldi has given temporary wage increases to workers in stores and warehouses as well as an adjusted sick-leave policy to ensure staff stay home when not feeling well.
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Allied Universal, one of the top security and facility services companies in North America, wants to hire an additional 100,000 employees by the end of 2020.
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Amazon plans to hire a whopping 100,000 full and part-time positions across the U.S. in fulfillment centers and delivery network. They will increase pay by $2/hour for employees and partners who are in fulfillment centers, transportation operations, stores or those making deliveries. Update: The company is planning to add 75,000 additional jobs in its warehouses, grocery stores, and delivery network.
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Better.com plans to bring in an additional 150 people per month for the rest of 2020 in its New York City; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Irvine, California, offices. The openings will mostly be sales and mortgage operations roles.
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Big Lots wants to hire more workers to meet the increased demand at its 1,404 stores across the country. They will offer a temporary $2-an-hour boost to wages for both store employees and distribution center workers. There will be a discretionary payout bonus for store leaders, and the employee discount at stores has been raised to 30%.
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BJ’s Wholesale Club
BJ’s is actively hiring for both temporary and permanent positions to keep up with demand; hourly workers will earn an additional $2 per hour from March 23 through “at least” April 12. Managers will receive one-time bonuses of $500–$1000. There’s also a relief fund to help workers who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus. The company is expanding its paid leave policy to cover employees who test positive for COVID-19 or have to self-isolate.
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Blue Apron plans to hire on a temporary and permanent basis in its Linden, New Jersey, and Richmond, California, fulfillment centers.
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Online pet goods retailer Chewy is hiring between 6,000 and 10,000 employees at its fulfillment centers.
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CVS plans to hire 50,000 people in full-time, part-time, and temporary jobs including store workers, delivery drivers, distribution center workers and customer service employees. CVS also said it would be delivering bonuses of up to $500 to eligible employees who are required to work on-site during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dollar General has “a number of full and part time positions available across [their] stores, distribution centers and private fleet network.”
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Dollar Tree announced plans to hire 25,000 full- and part-time associates at its namesake and Family Dollar stores and distribution centers.
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Domino’s Pizza is hiring 10,000 part- and full-time delivery drivers, pizza cookers, customer service representatives, managers, and licensed truck drivers for its supply chain centers and stores.
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DoorDash is hiring via “priority access system” to help workers who have been laid off or affected by recent restaurant closures.
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FedEx Ground is hiring part-time and full-time individuals to load and unload packages in their warehouses.
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Fidelity Investments plans on accelerating the hiring of 2,000 financial consultants, licensed representatives, and customer service representatives.
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GoPuff, the delivery service, says they will aim to hire thousands of drivers and field staff.
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GPM Investments plans to hire 5,000 associates. The company operates and supplies convenience stores in 23 states. Team members will also receive incentives to obtain food, fuel, and other essential items.
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Grocery Outlet is hiring across the country.
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H-E-B is hiring short-term employees to serve its customers during this challenging time.
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Instacart announced plans to bring on an additional 300,000 full-service shoppers over the next three months.
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Kroger is hiring an additional 10,000 workers across their retail stores, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers.
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Land O’Lakes wants to hire plant workers (hourly), manufacturing leadership roles, and drivers and supply chain workers.
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Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Love’s is looking to hire more than 2,000 employees for its travel stops, convenience stores, and truck care centers, as well as for its Oklahoma City headquarters. The company recently announced wage increases, bonuses and enhanced sick pay in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Lowe’s is hiring 30,000 and giving employees $80 million in bonuses, which range from $150 for part-time workers to $300 for full-time workers.
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Natural Grocers is hiring for temporary stocking and cleaning positions at all 157 stores across 20 states.
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Nestle USA is hiring to meet demand. The company has teamed up with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to help communities in need.
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Office Depot is hiring thousands of seasonal sales advisors, according to the National Retail Federation.
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Papa John’s announced it is planning to hire up to 20,000 additional workers.
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Pepsi will hire 6,000 new full-time, full-benefit frontline employees across the U.S. It will provide enhanced benefits to all U.S.-based employees and additional compensation to U.S. frontline employees.
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Pizza Hut will hire 30,000 permanent open positions to fill. Jobs hiring immediately include cooks, managers, and shift leaders.
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Price Chopper wants to hire more than 2,000 new part-time or temporary part-time workers for most of the chain’s 132 stores in six states.
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Publix wants to hire thousands of people by the end of March to work in its 1,243 stores and nine distribution centers in seven Southeastern states.
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Raley’s wants to hire hundreds more store associates and other employees. The company operates 129 stores in California and Nevada under the names Raley’s, Bel Air Markets, Nob Hill Foods, Food Source, and Market 5-ONE-5.
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Rite Aid plans to hire 5,000 people as quickly as possible nationwide and will increase pay by $2 an hour for its existing store workforce through at least May 2. Rite Aid will also pay bonuses of $1,000 to management at its retail stores.
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Salesforce wants to fill 2,200 positions, and says it will prioritize hiring current employees’ friends and family members who’ve had lost their jobs due to the pandemic.
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Shipt says it is hiring thousands of shoppers across the country. They will provide up to 2 weeks of financial assistance to shoppers who are diagnosed with coronavirus or placed under mandatory individual quarantine order by a public health authority.
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Thorntons is hiring part-time contingent workers at all of its 200+ convenience stores in six states.
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TTEC wants to hire to hire thousands of people to work from home as customer service representatives who would help customers of major consumer brands who have questions about products and services.
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UPS is hiring many positions, including drivers and warehouse workers.
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Walgreens plans to hire more than 9,500 full- and part-time and temporary roles including customer service associates, pharmacy technicians and shift leads. It also announced it would give bonuses—$300 for full-time and $150 for part-time hourly employees in stores and distribution centers—beginning late April.
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Walmart plans to hire 150,000 temporary workers by the end of May. Every hourly associate employed by the company as of March 1 will qualify for a bonus of $300 for full-time hourly associates and $150 for part-time hourly associates. Update: The company is hiring an additional 50,000 workers.
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Weis Markets wants to hire full- and part-time cashiers, stockers and those with retail and department management experience.
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