UPDATED on 4/30/2020 to add Pike Nurseries.
You may have lost a job in recent weeks, either permanently or temporarily. If you’re worried about how to make ends meet, you should know there are companies hiring.
Demand for workers at grocery stores, drugstores, shipping companies, delivery services, dollar stores, and some restaurants that deliver has grown.
Some of these jobs mean you’d be working with the public — which means there is potential disease exposure risk, so you’ll have to weigh your situation carefully. Consider your age, any underlying medical conditions, your ability to use masks/gloves effectively, and the vulnerability of family members you live with. If you are eligible for unemployment benefits,
We got the info below from company websites, press releases, and news reports. We believed it to be current at the time of writing — but things change by the minute these days, so keep that in mind.
The companies are listed in alphabetical order.
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Companies that are hiring in Atlanta now
Aldi is currently hiring for positions in its stores. You can apply online.
All Turf Lawn Care
Amazon and Whole Foods
Amazon is adding 100,000 new full- and part-time positions in its fulfillment centers, delivery network, Amazon Go, and Whole Foods stores to keep up with demand. There is a possibility these temporary roles could become permanent jobs. Click to apply.
Americold is an Atlanta-based company that supplies cold storage for the restaurant industry. It is currently hiring for positions in its warehouses across the country and at the Atlanta headquarters.
Atlanta Gas Light
Atlanta Public Schools
Axiom Staffing Group
Champion National Security
Champion National Security is looking to hire unarmed officers. Get more info.
The warehouse store has been very busy and is seeking to hire cashiers, stockers, food service assistants, and others.
Click here to find available jobs.
According to a press release, the drugstore chain wants to hire 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary workers across the United States. Positions include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees, and customer service professionals. The hiring process – including interviews and job tryouts – will all be done virtually. Click to apply.
The store has launched a campaign to seek full-time and part time works for stores, distribution centers and its private fleet network.
Click to apply.
The pizza delivery chain wants to hire 10,000 people to make pizza, deliver pizza, and drive trucks. Click here to apply.
The restaurant delivery service is seeking contractors to deliver food. It says it will give preference to restaurant workers who have been laid off or otherwise lost income. Click here to apply.
The company is seeking drivers and other employees throughout the country. Click here to search for openings by location.
Hollywood Feed (pet food)
WSB-TV reports that pet-food store Hollywood Feed is now hiring animal lovers in positions like sales associates, assistant managers, and store managers. Apply online.
The online delivery company says it plans to hire 300,000 full-service, independent contractors across North America within the next three months. Click here to apply.
The company is hiring more people for its stores. You can see open positions and apply online.
The building supply giant is seeking to add 30,000 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees nationwide.
Text JOBS to LOWES (56937) or click here to apply.
Mark Spain Real Estate
Mark Spain Real Estate is hiring agents. Details online.
The pizza company is looking for 20,000 employees to work in restaurants or to deliver. Click here to apply or text JOBS to 47272.
Citing increased demand, PepsiCo is seeking about 6,000 new, permanent, full-time employees, including warehouse loaders, merchandisers, and truck drivers. Find available jobs here.
Piedmont Healthcare is looking for nurses and respiratory therapists to join their team. Retired nurses are welcome! For more information, click here.
The local nursery chain is hiring a few full-time positions, and even more part-time and seasonal workers.
Get the details.
The company says it has 30,000 permanent positions open, including cooks, managers, and shift leaders.
Click here to apply.
The Southeast’s favorite grocery store is hiring thousands of employees to fill positions in their stores and distribution centers.
Click here to apply.
Qualified Staffing is looking for temp workers for warehouse jobs including forklift, pickers and packers, dock workers. Also hiring for manufacturing jobs including MIG welders and general labor. More info online.
The drug chain is hiring full-time and part-time associates for 18 stores in Georgia. To apply, visit their website.
Hiring drivers with at least 3 months experience out of trucking school. More info here.
The convenience store recently announced it was adding 20,000 jobs nationwide. It needs workers to help keep their stores clean and stocked.
Click hereto apply.
WXIA-TV reports that Sprouts Farmers Market is hiring for 120 positions, from hourly part-time to core management.
The chain is seeking almost 10,000 new employees in stores and distribution centers nationwide. Click here to apply.
WSB-TV reports that Atlanta-based Team Roofing is hiring sales reps and office staff. For more information, contact them here.
The grocery chain is adding store workers. More info here.
With more retail going online, delivery drivers are in demand. UPS did not indicate how many workers it is seeking, but said it has positions open. Click here to apply.
U.S. Census Bureau
The 2020 Census has been pushed into the background, but the U.S. Census Bureau is seeking thousands of temporary workers all over the United States. Click here to apply.
Walgreens is hiring for 9,500 full-time, part-time and temporary positions in its stores and pharmacies. Click here for the list of openings.
The retailer is adding 150,000 workers because of high demand. Jobs that start as temporary could become permanent. Are available in their stores, clubs, distribution and fulfillment centers. Click here to apply.
Amazon is adding 100,000 new full- and part-time positions in its fulfillment centers, delivery network, Amazon Go, and Whole Foods stores to keep up with demand. There is a possibility these temporary roles could become permanent jobs. Click on link to apply.
You can find links to more companies that are hiring at the National Retail Federation website.
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