Many people have lost jobs in recent weeks, either permanently or temporarily. If you’re worried about how to make ends meet, there are companies currently hiring.
Demand for workers at grocery stores, drugstores, delivery services, hardware stores and some restaurants that deliver has grown. In some cases, the jobs will be permanent, and in other cases, they are temporary. If you need a way to put food on the table, a temporary job may be a good move.
But not all the jobs are temporary. Some companies are seeking permanent, full-time employees with benefits.
These companies currently hiring. Some are using a virtual, online recruiting process, and others will be happy to talk to you if you appear at their stores (though a phone call first would probably be good).
CVS: CVS Health wants to hire 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary workers across the United States. Positions include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and customer service professionals. The hiring process – including interviews and job tryouts – will all be done virtually. Click here to apply.
Walmart: The retailer is adding 150,000 workers because of high demand. Jobs that start as temporary could become permanent. Are available in their stores, clubs, distribution and fulfillment centers. Click here to apply.
You can find links to more companies that are hiring at the National Retail Federation website.