Companies That Are Hiring Now, Despite COVID-19

Posted March 30, 2020

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.

Amazon

Check out Amazon’s open positions here.

Walmart

Check out Walmart’s open positions here.

FedEx

Check out FedEx’s open positions here.

Safeway, Publix and other grocery stores

CVS Health

Check out CVS Health’s open positions here.

Dollar Tree

Check out Dollar Tree’s open positions here.

Delivery services

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.

Remote Jobs

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.

Check out remote jobs here.

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.

photo of The CareerBliss Team

The CareerBliss Team

CareerBliss cares about your career happiness. That's why we offer a variety of great tools and resources to help you make better-informed career decisions. We believe that if you're happier at work, you'll be happier in life! Check out company reviews, salary information, career advice and, of course, millions of jobs on CareerBliss and choose happy today!

Other Articles Written by The CareerBliss Team

Advertisement
Sign up for Job Alerts!
1
2
3
Submit
Show me more jobs

Resume Writing Services

Free resume evaluation from career experts
  • Guaranteed interviews in 30 business days or get a free rewrite
  • All staff writers are Certified Professional Resume Writers (CPRWs)
Learn more
We noticed that your web browser is outdated!

Update your browser to have a more positive job search experience.

Upgrade My Browser

×