Need a job? These places are hiring during COVID-19

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(WRIC/NEXSTAR) — As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in the United States, many people have lost their jobs as a result. That’s why 8News wants to make sure you know of places that are hiring!

WALMART

Walmart announced it would be hiring 4,300 workers throughout Virginia.

Walmart is trying to hire 150,000 associates nationwide to help in stores and distribution centers.

If you want to apply click here.

KROGER

Kroger wants to hire thousands of workers during this public health crisis.

“We are hiring 10,000 new associates nationwide combined across our retail stores, manufacturing plants and distribution centers,” Kroger said in a release.

You can apply here: jobs.kroger.com. Kroger’s average hourly wage is $15 an hour.

AMAZON

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.

Amazon job opportunities can be found here.

SOUTHERN STATES

Southern States retail store locations in Amelia, Goochland, King William, Midlothian and Richmond areas, are hiring for full-time and part-time team members. For more information, click here.

PEPSI

Pepsi announced it was hiring temp workings in the Richmond area.

With the increased demand for products, PepsiCo said its need to ship, deliver and stock stores has grown. As a result, the company is looking to hire more front line staff as soon as possible.

The following companies are also hiring:

If you have lost your job and aren’t having any luck with the ones listed above, Virginia has expanded its eligibility for unemployment benefits. More information can be found here.

If your company is hiring, please send an email to news@wric.com

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