We've compiled a list of employers looking to hire new employees to help keep up with business needs during the Covid-19 health crisis.
Amazon: The company is looking to add 4,700 people in Florida on a rolling basis out of 100,000 added positions nationwide. Amazon encourages U.S. residents to text AMAZON to 77088 to receive automated messages about job openings near them.
Publix: The grocery store giant is looking to fill “thousands” of positions across the nation, including in Orlando, at its stores and distribution centers by the end of the month.
Winn-Dixie: Both grocery chains are adding positions due to the coronavirus outbreak. The number of jobs vary by store.
Walmart: Walmart is hiring 9,400 people to work in stores and distribution centers across Florida and has warehouses in Davenport and Winter Haven.
Cellular Sales/Verizon Wireless: Verizon’s largest retailer is looking to add positions to its 46 retail locations throughout East Florida. The business is considered “essential” retail and plans to stay open.
CVS: The pharmacy chain is looking to hire 50,000 workers nationally and is working with Hilton and Marriott to fill those jobs with people furloughed because of the virus.
Aldi: The grocery chain is adding jobs at all of its stores and warehouses, including those in Central Florida.
Walgreens: The pharmacy chain is looking to fill 9,500 additional positions around the country.
Pizza Hut: The restaurant has 30,000 jobs open across the country and is looking to get delivery drivers on the road more quickly.
Domino’s: Pizza delivery is ramping up with families staying at home. Domino’s, too, is adding jobs across several positions, including delivery, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers.
Papa John’s: The pizza chain is looking to add 20,000 employees.
7-Eleven: 7-Eleven is adding 20,000 jobs for workers who are losing hours or hoping to pick up extra shifts.
Dollar General: The company is adding up to 50,000 employees by the end of April, including in positions in Central Florida.
Family Dollar and Dollar Tree: Both stores are looking to add 25,000 employees at their retail locations and distribution centers.
Instacart: The online grocery delivery service expects to add 15,000 shoppers in Florida.
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