Top 15 Companies Mass Hiring During COVID-19

Discover the list of companies mass hiring amid the coronavirus pandemic. These 15 companies are hiring the most employees right now and ramping up their recruitment to a HUGE extent!


Are companies still during the COVID-19 crisis?

Sure they are! 🙂

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the job market. While some companies are amidst a hiring freeze, others are hiring as usual. 

And some companies are even hiring extensively to accommodate the increased demand for their services and products caused by the coronavirus situation! 📈

Top 5 companies hiring the most employees during COVID-19

Here is the list of companies hiring the most employees because of COVID-19:

  1. Instacart is hiring 300,000 employees
  2. Amazon is hiring 175,000 employees
  3. Walmart is hiring 150,000 employees
  4. CVS Health is hiring 50,000 employees
  5. Dollar General is hiring 50,000 employees.

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Many other companies are hiring as well. Keep reading to discover an additional 10 companies hiring the most employees due to COVID-19! 👇

List of companies mass hiring amid COVID-19 crisis

Even though many companies are still hiring despite the coronavirus pandemic, here we focused on the companies hiring the MOST employees. 

Below you’ll find a list of companies ramping up their hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic to a HUGE extent - something we have never seen before! 😮

➡️ So without any further ado, here is the list of 15 companies mass hiring amid the coronavirus pandemic and looking to fill both temporary and permanent roles:

  1. Instacart
    The on-demand grocery startup Instacart is looking to hire 300,000 more workers as demand surges for grocery deliveries as millions of people are urged to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus.
    Instacart is looking to hire 300,000 "full-service shoppers" across North America during the next three months, who will be treated as independent contractors.
    View job openings at Instacart.

  2. Amazon
    Last month, Amazon, the American internet sales company, announced that it is raising wages and opening 100,000 new positions to ensure its delivery network can withstand the coronavirus pandemic.
    And they did it! Not only Amazon hired 100,000 people last month, but now they’re hiring another 75,000 workers!
    View job openings at Amazon.

  1. Walmart 
    The world's largest retailer Walmart is hiring additional 150,000 workers to handle the increased demand for everyday goods such as food and house essentials.
    Walmart plans to hire 150,000 new associates through the end of May to work in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. These roles will be temporary at first, but many will convert to permanent roles over time.
    View job openings at Walmart.

  1. CVS Health
    CVS Health, an American healthcare company is also embarking on the most ambitious hiring drive in the company's history, with plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country.
    Roles they are looking to fill include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals.
    View job openings at CVS Health.

  1. Dollar General
    Dollar General, an American chain of variety stores is joining those retailers hiring more workers to meet demand during the coronavirus pandemic. They are currently hiring 50,000 to meet coronavirus shopping demand.
    The heightened demand for household essentials sold across their 16,300-plus stores has led the company to "nearly double its normal hiring rate" and hire up to 50,000 employees by the end of April.
     View job openings at Dollar General.

  1. Lowe
    Lowe, an American retail company specializing in home improvement, is hiring for 30,000 positions and giving employees $80 million in bonuses as part of its response to the growing coronavirus pandemic.
    Lowe is hiring for in-store positions across the U.S., including full-time, part-time, seasonal and overnight roles available for displaced workers who are seeking short-term opportunities. Positions are also available at distribution centers and other supply chain facilities.
    View job openings at Lowe.

  1. Pizza Hut
    An American restaurant chain Pizza Hut and its franchisees are also mass hiring, with more than 30,000 open positions currently available nationwide. Most importantly, these are permanent positions!
    Available jobs include cooks, shift leaders, restaurant managers, and virtual call center agents. Pizza Hut is also hiring more drivers to meet an increased delivery demand as more customers order to eat at home.
    View job openings at Pizza Hut.

  1. Albertsons Companies
    Albertsons Companies, an American food and drug retailer company, is hiring 30,000 jobs in order to respond to increased store traffic due to the COVID-19 emergency.
    View job openings at Albertsons Companies.

  2. Tesco
    Tesco, the UK's biggest grocery store chain is hiring 20,000 workers as it grapples with a surge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Tesco is looking to hire people to work in its stores for at least the next 12 weeks to help the company cope with an unprecedented increase in demand for food and household products.
    View job openings at Tesco.

  3. 7-Eleven
    7-Eleven, the world's largest convenience store chain, is hiring up to 20,000 people amid the pandemic, the company announced, citing an anticipated surge in delivery shopping through its new app.
    7-Eleven is looking to hire employees at its corporate and franchise locations nationwide to stock shelves, clean stores and fulfill online orders for home delivery.
     View job openings at 7-Eleven.

  4. Papa John
    Papa John’s, an American pizza restaurant franchise and delivery restaurant chain is hiring up to 20,000 employees in an effort to meet the increased demand brought on by the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
    The company is looking to hire new restaurant team members such as shift leaders, drivers, etc. across the country immediately. In most cases, applicants will be interviewed and start on the same day.
    View job openings at Papa John's.

  5. ByteDance
    ByteDance, the Chinese start-up that owns the popular short video app TikTok, is looking to hire 10,000 new employees, defying a global chill that has forced many technology companies around the world to lay off workers.
    The company is recruiting people for 10,000 open positions, of which about a third are high-level research or software coding jobs.
    View job openings at ByteDance.

  6. Kroger
    Kroger, an American retail company, is hiring an additional 10,000 employees to meet the demand for groceries and other supplies sparked by the coronavirus crisis.
    They are hiring for roles across their retail stores, manufacturing plants and distribution centers amid the coronavirus outbreak.
     View job openings at Kroger.

  1. Sitel Group
    Sitel Group, a leading global customer experience management provider is hiring more than 10,000 work-at-home jobs.
    If these positions are hired near Sitel brick-and-mortar locations, the newly hired individuals have the opportunity to continue working from home or, in some cases, work at the site if the individual chooses to do so after the pandemic.
     View job openings at Sitel Group.

  2. Domino
    Domino, an American multinational pizza restaurant chain, is hiring 10,000 employees nationwide in response to a growth in delivery demands amid the coronavirus crisis.
    Pizza chain looking for part-time and full-time delivery drivers, pizza cookers, customer service representatives, managers and licensed truck drivers for its supply chain centers and stores.
    View job openings at Domino.

Other companies still hiring despite the COVID-19 crisis

Who else is hiring during the COVID-19 crisis except for these 15 companies who are mass hiring to meet the demand caused by the coronavirus situation? 🧐

Many other companies are hiring in smaller volumes and as usual:

💡 Find the ultimate, live updated list of more than 5200 companies currently hiring.

🏠 You should also check out a list of the top 70 companies hiring remote workers during COVID-19

Best practices for high-volume hiring

➡️ If your company is also mass hiring amidst COVID-19, you should definitely implement these 4 strategies for high-volume recruitment.

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