We know this is in an incredibly difficult time for the restaurant industry. If you have been impacted by any service industry closures due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we will be compiling a running list of major industry job opportunities as they are announced. See below for a list of organizations that are currently hiring, and be sure to check back as we update the list in the coming days and weeks.
Papa John’s Pizza – Papa John’s Pizza CEO Rob Lynch announced that the pizza chain is hiring for both delivery driver and in-store team member positions, as well as implementing contactless delivery, according to CNBC. (Published March 19, 2020)
Domino’s Pizza – Domino’s has announced that it expects to hire 10,000 more workers for both full-time and part-time positions in response to the pandemic, according to Amelia Lucas at CNBC. (Published March 19, 2020)
Ace Hardware – Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available at Ace Hardware’s retail support centers and more than 4,300 locally owned stores across the U.S., according to HomeWorld Business. (Published April 3, 2020)
Ingles Markets – Asheville, N.C.-based supermarket chain Ingles is hiring 5,000 new employees due to the increased demand in light of the pandemic. The chain is also providing bonus payouts to employees who work during the crisis, according to Supermarket News. (Published April 2, 2020)
Stop & Shop – Stop & Shop, a Massachusetts-based grocery chain, is hiring least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time jobs in stores, distribution centers and delivery operations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, according to Supermarket News. (Published March 26, 2020)
ShopRite – ShopRite grocery stores are hiring for warehouse, store staff, and online order fulfillment positions, as well as giving temporary raises to employees who work during the pandemic, according to The Journal. (Published March 25, 2020)
Harris Teeter – Harris Teeter, a grocery chain with stores throughout the Southern Atlantic region of the United States, is hiring approximately 5,000 employees for full-time and part-time work in both stores and distribution centers, according to the Charlotte Observer. (Published March 25, 2020)
Giant Eagle – Grocery company Giant Eagle is now taking on individuals who have been laid off from other businesses that closed because of the pandemic. The company is also awarding $10 million in bonus pay during the pandemic, according to the Tribune-Democrat. (Published March 24, 2020)
DoorDash – DoorDash is just one of the third-party delivery companies that are hiring more employees as demand for home delivery increases dramatically, according to Fortune. (Published March 24, 2020)
Save A Lot – This St. Louis-based discount grocery chain has launched a program to add more than 1,000 jobs as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Supermarket News. (Published March 20, 2020)
Recently, we were fortunate enough to be able to sit down to a virtual chat with two independent restaurant owners who are trying to navigate the re-opening process in the world of COVID. David Cash, owner of Dallas-based Smoky Rose and Dan Fugman, owner of Denver-based Max Gill and Grill, shared their experiences and how they are preparing for the new normal.
Many full-service restaurateurs are cautiously evaluating consumer interest and local health updates to determine when they will open their doors. As you wrestle with the question of when to reopen your business, here are a few tips for bringing your team back on to HotSchedules.
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