Due to the coronavirus outbreak, measures have been taken by Florida state and local officials to slow down the rate of infections. With the closure of restaurants for dine-in and move to delivery / take-out, as well as the (hopefully temporary) closure of many tourism related businesses, a lot of folks are looking for jobs right now. Based on what we have heard, here is who are hiring:
Grocery Stores / Markets
is seeking to hire “thousands of associates by the end of March to fill positions in its stores and distribution centers.” link: https://www.publix.jobs
Walmart said it is looking to hire 150,000 new associates, full time and part time, through the end of May to help meet “the everyday needs of customers.” Jobs are available in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Walmart says the jobs will be temporary at first, but can lead to permanent spots. The company is expediting its hiring process, particularly for cashiers and stockers, going from a two-week application cycle to 24 hours. https://careers.walmart.com/
Target is offering optional paid leave for vulnerable employees and boosting workers’ pay by $2 an hour during the coronavirus crisis, the Minneapolis-based retailer said Friday. The company said it plans to offer extra hours or hire more workers when needed. Target is also offering an optional 30-day paid leave for employees who are pregnant, have certain medical conditions, or who are 65 or older. (Source: Orlando Sentinel)
The company has vowed to “expeditiously” hire residents whose hours have been cut or who has been laid off from their jobs due to the coronavirus
– To Restaurant kitchen staff: Hiring for experienced production workers in both full and part-time positions with pay spanning from $12-$16 an hour. Apply at http://www.freshfieldsfarm.com/company/#careers
Gordon Food Service
Amazon hiring 100,000 warehouse workers amid coronavirus boom – “We also know many people have been economically impacted as jobs in areas like hospitality, restaurants, and travel are lost or furloughed as part of this crisis,” the company wrote. The company also said it’s basically open to hiring everyone as temps just for the duration, adding, “We want those people to know we welcome them on our teams until things return to normal and their past employer is able to bring them back.” Amazon said it is increasing wages for warehouse workers across the board from a minimum of $15 to a floor of $17, with similar raises in other regions Links: https://www.amazon.jobs/en Amazondelivers.jobs
Amazon Flex Jobs
Bank of America
PR Jobs in Orlando
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Verizon’s largest retailer – successfully transitioned many people from the hospitality industry into wireless sales. Apply at jobs.cellularsales.com.
Basically if it is something to do with delivery or essential services during this crisis they are hiring.
CVS Health is hiring 50,000 workers and delivering bonuses to employees who are required to work on-site during the coronavirus pandemic. CVS is giving workers bonuses of up to $500. Eligible recipients include pharmacists, store employees and managers. The company plans to immediately hire 50,000 people for full-time, part-time and temporary jobs, including store positions, home delivery drivers, distribution workers and customer service representatives.
Indeed – https://www.indeed.com/
Filing for “Re-employment” Assistance
Floridians whose employment has been affected by COVID-19 CAN apply for Reemployment Assistance benefits. Eligible recipients can receive $32 to $275 per week, based on prior income and benefits can last up to 12 weeks. As of Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 the “work search” and “online work registration” requirements for benefits have been suspended thru May 2, 2020 and apply retroactively to the week beginning March 15th, 2020. Stay tuned for updates. https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/03/20/how-to-file-for-unemployment-benefits-during-coronavirus-pandemic/
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