Help Wanted: These companies are hiring employees during the coronavirus pandemic

Although the coronavirus pandemic has sparked widespread unemployment across the country due to many businesses being forced to shut down or adjust hours, some companies are still hiring.

7-Eleven: According to reports, the convenience store chain is hiring 20,000 new workers amid the pandemic.

Albertsons Companies: The national grocery company is hiring for positions across its brands including Safeway and VONS.

Amazon: The online shopping behemoth announced on March 16 that it is looking to hire 100,000 workers to address a surge in online orders.

Banner Health is preparing for an influx of COVID-19 in Arizona, and they need to fill positions. They have 950 job postings in the Valley, anything from entry-level positions to physicians.

Bashas’, AJ’s Fine Foods, Food City: a spokesperson said people can just walk in and talk to a manager about open positions.

Circle K - "Come Work With Us, We Are Still Hiring! Effective March 20th, Circle K implemented a $2.50/hr 'Emergency Appreciation Pay' for store employees on top of base pay in our North America markets. We recognize that our employees are on the front line of this health emergency, and that our stores play a vital role in the communities where we work and live."

CVS announced that it plans on immediately hiring 50,000 new full-time, part-time and temporary workers across the country. As for its current employees, the company is providing bonuses to those required to be at CVS facilities. The bonuses will range between $150 and $500.

Dollar General: According to reports, the discount retail chain plans to hire 50,000 new workers by the end of April in response to heightened demand for products due to the pandemic.

Dollar Tree/Family Dollar: Their plan is to hire 50,000 employees by the end of April. To view available positions or to apply online, visit or

Domino's: Reports indicated that the pizza chain was looking to hire 10,000 workers for full and part-time positions.

Food delivery services: While there has not been an announcement regarding increased demand for drivers, individuals can still sign up to deliver food to others through services such as DoorDash, GrubHub, Instacart, Postmates and Uber Eats.

GE Healthcare: The company says with the unprecedented demand for medical equipment, including ventilators, they’re exploring options to support the increased need, including hiring additional manufacturing employees and shifting current employees to support increased demand immediately.

H-E-B: The Texas-based grocer is hiring short-term hourly store positions across the state.

Honeywell says it is adding 500 jobs at its aerospace facility in Phoenix to help increase production of N95 disposable masks and personal protection equipment.

Kroger (Fry's, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer and more): Immediate openings are available at many of the brands under this national grocery store company.

Microsoft: Multiple positions are available with the tech company.

Mountain Park Health Center is hiring medical assistants, dental assistants and physicians in the Phoenix area.

Outschool: Education professionals could potentially teach online through this service.

Papa John’s is looking to hire up to 20,000 new restaurant team members.

PepsiCo will hire 6,000 new, full-time, full-benefit frontline employees throughout the United States in the coming months, the company announced.

Pizza Hut: The pizza chain is hiring for positions at its various locations.

RI International is hiring RNs, peer support specialist, behavioral health technicans and many more professional and entry level positions.

Schwan's Home Service is hiring route sales represenatives and warehouse positions in the Phoenix area.

Slack: The online chat service is hiring for roles.

Target: According to a news release, Target is investing more than $300 million in team members, increasing wages, a new paid leave program, bonus payouts and relief fund contributions. Their website lists over 9,000 open positions.

Walgreens: There are openings to help with the increased demand they’re seeing in retail stores and distribution centers.

Walmart: Walmart is hiring store workers and delivery drivers.

Zoom: This company, which offers video conferencing services, is hiring for positions across the world. For those who have lost their jobs or work due to the pandemic, they may be able to obtain coronavirus-related unemployment benefits.


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