The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has a huge impact on hiring across the globe. An analysis of Intellizence Layoff Dataset, indicates that companies across sectors and regions in North America are announcing mass layoffs and furloughs.
However, there are companies that have re-aligned themselves to address the changing needs due to the pandemic and are hiring. We at Intellizence have compiled a list of businesses that are still hiring in large numbers across sectors – finance, medical devices, retail, and beyond. Check out the Intellizence hiring tracker to get the latest updates on the companies that have announced the hiring.
E-Commerce & Delivery Service
With stay-at-home order, delivery and eCommerce companies are hiring workers in fulfillment centers, transport, store operations, and deliveries.
Amazon is hiring around 200,000 new workers and will invest nearly $700 million globally to pay higher wages for hourly teams and doubled the overtime pay of their existing employees in the US and Canada.
Instacart plans to hire 300,000 more workers as demand surges for grocery deliveries.
FedEx is looking to hire around 35,000 people that include package handlers, warehouse workers, maintenance technicians, and operations managers.
Retail (Groceries, Pharmacies & Take-aways)
With COVID-19 on the rise, essential services like grocery stores, pharmacies, and take-aways are hiring in-house sales and delivery staff for its distribution and fulfillment centers.
Walmart meets the commitment to hire 150,000 associates, pledges to hire 50,000 more
CVS is filling up 50,000 full-time and part-time positions across the country
Rite Aid is hiring 5,000 associates and expand COVID-19 activities
Walgreens is hiring for 20,000 positions across the country, from pharmacy technicians, to shift leads and customer service associates
Kroger has hired 23,500+ new associates. It has partnered with local, regional, and national businesses, including Marriott Hotel, SodexoMAGIC, US Foods, Frisch’s Restaurants, and more, to hire an additional 20,000 associates.
Dominosis hiring up to 10,000 employees.
Pizza Hut is hiring 30,000 permanent employees.
Papa John’s is hiring 20,000 workers to meet the demands.
Regulators, brokerage companies and audit firms are onboarding employees to meet the vital regulatory responsibilities, market integrity, and to protect their investors, and clients. They are hiring at all levels from internship roles to financial consultants, licensed representatives, and customer service representatives.
Fidelity is planning to hire over 2000 employees
TD Ameritrade is hiring over 800 employees across the country
FINRA (Regulator) is continuing to hire and onboard new employees remotely
GE Healthcare is hiring additional manufacturing employees and shifting current employees to help increase manufacturing capacity and output of equipment – including CTs, ultrasound devices, mobile X-ray systems, patient monitors and ventilators – important in the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 patients
GSK is hiring to fill 2588 positions to ensure the continuity of supply of medicines, vaccines, and products
With schools moving to online classes, online schools are the ones that are benefiting the most and are in huge demand for trained teachers.
Outlook is looking to hire thousands of new teachers
Security companies are looking to fill full-time, part-time and temporary positions – security professionals and administrative staff
Securitas has hired over 10,000 new people between March and April and is encouraging employees who have been laid off and furloughed to apply
Allied Universal is hiring 30,000 employees
Pepsico is hiring 6,000 full-time workers—with full benefits—to its job rolls.
NestleUSA is hiring people who have been laid of during the pandemic
Lockheed Martin is hiring 5,000 talented people to join teams at various locations across the nation during COVID-19
General Motors is hiring 1000 employees full and part-time to work on the assembly and production of Ventec Life System ventilators
With businesses looking ahead to the reopening of the economy, it’s a long road to recovery. The type of roles and sectors that are hiring would be an early signal on how the economy is going to pan out. We will be regularly updating the list of companies hiring in our Intellizence hiring tracker.
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