The spreading coronavirus pandemic has taken a terrible toll on so many lives, in so many ways. In addition to the devastating mortality rates, it’s also put a major strain on the economy and on individuals (and their families) who now find themselves out of work.
But even when things look bleak, it’s important to keep your eyes forward, looking to the brighter future. Just because you’re currently home-bound (for the time-being) doesn’t mean you can’t be strategizing your next career move. In fact, you totally should be doing so!
Companies are hiring!
Even as many companies have closed their doors until this pandemic passes, there are several companies and industries that are flourishing--and hiring. But don’t worry; more companies than ever are turning to video interviews in their commitment to stopping the spread of coronavirus through social distancing and self-quarantines.
The good news is that once lockdowns and quarantines are over and the world returns to normal, companies will be looking to get back to business--and that will likely mean ramping up their workforce. But even now, with many businesses closed, some companies are looking to hire a remote workforce, while others, like Amazon, are thriving and looking to hire 100,000 full-time and part-time workers for their fulfillment centers and delivery networks.
Giants like Amazon and Walmart are hiring thousands
Walmart is also looking to hire 150,000 people for their stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers.
These companies, like many, are helping ensure that people have what they need as so many shelter-in-place during this time. They are also helping employ people and preventing a complete shutdown of the economy, thanks to the “essential” nature of their business.
Safeway, Publix and other grocery stores
Services like GrubHub and DoorDash are thriving, especially since restaurants are currently only open for take-out and delivery. These companies can provide temporary (or ongoing) work to get you through the tough spots as the nation and world recover.
Also, check out our huge database of Remote jobs too, which can be particularly great during this current crisis, and if you’ve been looking to make a shift to working from your home office for good.
This list highlights just a few of the companies and industries that are hiring now. Check out careerbliss.com to see 8 million job listings that you can start applying to now. We wish you the best in your job search, and send good wishes your way as you, along with many others, move forward to regain your sense of control over this senseless pandemic situation.