List of Companies Hiring (Plus Tips to Land a Job) During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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March 24, 2020 - 8:48 am

As stay-at-home orders crop up throughout the country in attempts to slow the spread of coronavirus, a slew of major retailers are ramping up hiring efforts to meet a surge of demand for products during the pandemic.

Below is a list of companies that are currently hiring employees.

If you are seeking work, you can also view the video below by career coach Madeline Mann.

In the video, Mann, who operates the YouTube account Self Made Millennial, shares tips on how to search, apply and interview for a job amid the coronavirus pandemic.

You can watch the video below, where Mann offers pointers and touches on job-hunting tips in the current job market, including how interviews are increasingly moving to video, the importance of using LinkedIn, why postponed job offers increasingly common, and how flexibility is being rewarded based on current adaptation among the crisis.

Find a list of national retailers currently hiring below.


Aldi is hiring in all stores and warehouses. Click here to apply.


Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online. Find out more.

Dollar General

We welcome anyone interested in furthering our mission of serving others to find available opportunities and apply online by clicking here.

Dollar Tree

You can search here for Dollar Tree openings or here for Family Dollar positions.


Dominos said it is hiring delivery experts, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers. Click here to apply


The company is increasing hires for workers at its stores. You can check out any open positions at


Publix said it will hire thousands of associates by the end of March to fill positions in stores and distribution centers.

Positions are available in all seven states Publix operates in — Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia — and its nine distribution centers in Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach. Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Lawrenceville, Georgia, and McCalla, Alabama.

To apply fill out an application at


Walgreens announced it is looking to fill roughly 9,500 existing full- and part-time roles in stores across the U.S. They are primarily seeking individuals for the following positions: customer service associates, pharmacy technicians, shift leads.

Candidates can visit to search for openings in their area, with positions being added regularly based on local store and pharmacy needs. In addition, as Walgreens continues to assess its needs related to the coronavirus situation, it will look to begin filling additional temporary CSA positions starting next week to help bolster in-store staffing. Some of these temporary positions might potentially lead to full-time job placement.


Walmart says it wants to hire 150,000 associates and fill full and part-time positions by the end of May. Jobs are available in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. They will be temporary at first but could lead to permanent spots.

If you are interested in applying visit

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