Companies hiring during COVID-19 – possible job opportunities for displaced restaurant workers

Attractive woman holding hired signThroughout the nation, restaurants have been forced to close or scale back operations, furlough employees or reduce hours due to the COVID-19 crisis. With so many individuals out of work short term we thought it was important to share a a list of companies that are hiring:

Nationwide
7-Eleven
7-Eleven announced in a March 20 press release that it would add 20,000 jobs to meet increased demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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FL
ABC Fine Wine and Spirits
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Nationwide
Ace Hardware
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Nationwide
Albertsons
Albertsons, the grocery store and parent company of Safeway and several other retailers, is currently hiring for more than 1,600 positions across its brands.
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Nationwide
Amazon
Amazon is hiring 100,000 people across the U.S. to fulfill orders. The online retailer said it will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees. That includes workers at its warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores, all of whom make at least $15 an hour.
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AZ, NM
Bashas’
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CT, DE, FL, GA, ME, MD, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, VA
BJ’s Wholesale Club
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NJ, CA
Blue Apron
The meal-kit service said it has seen a sharp increase in consumer demand over the last week and is increasing its capacity to fill those orders. It said it’s hiring workers for temporary and permanent positions in New Jersey and California.
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Nationwide
Costco
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Nationwide
CVS
On March 23, CVS announced that it plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles in locations around the United States. The company says it will use virtual job fairs and interviews to hire store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and customer service representatives.
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Nationwide
Dollar General
In a news release, Dollar General said it plans to double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 new employees nationwide by the end of April. While Dollar General said it anticipates many of these roles will be temporary, managers hope to provide long-term opportunities to some of the new hires.
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Nationwide
Dollar Tree
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Nationwide
Domino’s
Domino’s Pizza said it is hiring about 10,000 workers in the U.S. to meet rising demand for delivery and carryout. Domino’s put out the call for delivery drivers, pizza makers, managers and truck drivers. Domino’s U.S. stores remain open for carryout and it is also offering contact-less delivery.
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Nationwide
FedEx
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TX
Fiesta Mart
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Nationwide
Firehouse Subs
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GA, KY , TN, VA
Food City
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DC, MD, VA, GA, SC, DE, FL, NC
Harris Teeter
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TX
H-E-B
H-E-B announced it is looking for short-term support in the form of new employees as the store attempts to “serve customers through every challenge” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Nationwide
The Home Depot
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Nationwide
IKEA North America
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Nationwide
Instacart
The grocery delivery service is looking to add 300,000 gig workers to its platform over the next three months, more than doubling the number of people it has picking and delivering groceries for customers. Instacart said it will focus on bringing on more personal shoppers in 10 states where demand is the highest: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.
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Nationwide
Jet’s Pizza
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Chicago area
Jewel-Osco
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Nationwide
Kroger
On April 1, Kroger announced it hired more than 32,700 new associates in the past two weeks to help with the increase of demand for groceries during the coronavirus outbreak
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Nationwide
Lowe’s
The company will be hiring 30,000 positions that will be a mix of full-time, part-time, overnight and seasonal roles. The jobs are available for displaced workers and those who are seeking short-term opportunities. The home improvement retailer is also offering special one-time bonuses of $300 for full-time workers and $150 for part-time workers.
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MI, IL, IN, KY, OH, WI
Meijer
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Nationwide
National Beef
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Nationwide
Papa Johns
The pizza chain says it is immediately hiring 20,000 team members as it works to deliver meals and offer carryout during stay-at-home orders in several states around the country.
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Nationwide
Pizza Hut
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FL,GA, AL, SC, TN, NC
Publix
While the need to stock shelves never seems to end for grocery stores across the U.S., Publix is looking to add extra hands to meet the demand.Publix announced Friday it is looking to hire thousands of associates by the end of the month to work in their stores and distribution centers.
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TX
Randall’s
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Nationwide
Safeway
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Nationwide
Sam’s Club
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Nationwide
Sprout’s Farmers Market
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Nationwide
Target
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Nationwide
Total Wine
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Nationwide
Trader Joe’s
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Nationwide
U.S. Census
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Nationwide
UPS
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Nationwide
Walgreens
Walgreens is hiring for 9,500 positions in its US stores to accommodate “significant demands on stores and pharmacies during this time,” according to a March 19 message on its website. Walgreens is especially looking for customer service associates, pharmacy technicians, and shift leads.
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Nationwide
Walmart
The nation’s largest retailer said it plans to hire 150,000 U.S. hourly workers for its stores and distribution centers through the end of May as online orders surge with households stocking up. The jobs are temporary, but many will become permanent, said spokesman Dan Bartlett. He said that the company is reaching out to industry groups in the restaurant and hospitality industry, both of which are getting slammed by lockdowns and travel bans.
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Nationwide
Whole Foods
On March 26, Whole Foods Market announced it is hiring for more than 5,000 seasonal and full-time positions. The company said its offering a starting hourly base rate of $15/hour with enhanced pay opportunities available until May 3, 2020, as well as flexible shifts and an expedited hiring process.
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FL, AL, LA, GA, MS
Winn-Dixie
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