ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — As businesses close and scale back hours in response to the coronavirus, several companies are hiring.

Food Delivery – As restaurants ramp up their takeout and curbside service, making deliveries is vital for businesses and customers during this time. Uber Eats, DoorDash and GrubHub are just a few stops job-seekers can make.  Papa John’s is also hiring.

Amazon – The company announced last week it’s hiring “100,000 new full and part-time positions across the U.S. in our fulfillment centers and delivery network to meet the surge in demand from people relying on Amazon’s service during this stressful time, particularly those most vulnerable to being out in public.”

Kroger – The grocery store chain recently announced it was hiring 10,000 workers to help with distribution, manufacturing and in retail stores. To search for job openings, click here.

7-Eleven – The convenience store chain announced on its website they are hiring 20,000 store employees due to increased demand.

Walmart – The company says it plans to hire 150,000 hourly associates, in addition to its announcement of special cash and early payment bonuses for employees.

Dollar General – A press release from the company indicates it “plans to nearly double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April as it continues to diligently work to support customers’ needs.”


The latest job information can be found on the respective company websites.


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