These Atlanta companies are making big hires this April

Amazon to Hire 100,000 WorkersAmid COVID-19 Outbreak.

The coronavirus has had a huge effect on the economy, with weekly unemployment claims increasing as many workers are laid off. Some businesses, however, are busier than ever, and they're adding workers to help deal with the demand.

The following companies are making big hires in metro Atlanta this April:

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Walmart

Walmart is adding 150,000 new associates to its workforce, and the company wants to act quickly. You can apply online, get hired and start working in as little as 24 hours.

About 5,600 of these jobs will be in Georgia, and they’ll be in sites such as stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Distribution center jobs will pay between $17 and $18 to start, and fulfillment center positions will pay between $15 and $19 per hour, which reflects a new, temporary pay increase.

CVS Health

CVS Health, which has many CVS Pharmacy locations in the metro Atlanta area, is hiring 50,000 workers. These are full-time, part-time and temporary jobs that include store positions, home delivery drivers and distribution workers.

If you're interested, apply online for a job in the area.

Dollar General

Dollar General operates more than 16,300 stores in 45 states, including Georgia, and the company is adding a variety of positions to meet increased demand. You'll find many stores throughout the metro Atlanta area, so chances are good that there are several near you.

Check online to see openings near you and to apply.

Instacart

Instacart is an on-demand grocery delivery startup that's seen a surge in orders since the coronavirus, so it's adding 300,000 shoppers to more than double its ranks. These independent contractors operate in 5,500 cities in North America, and demand for more workers is particularly great in several states that include Georgia.

To get started, apply online here.

PepsiCo

Atlanta may be Coke Country, but PepsiCo is planning on making numerous hires in the area for positions that include drivers, merchandising and warehouse loaders. The jobs are temporary, and the company expects to add the new workers quickly.

If you're interested in applying for one of these jobs, click here.

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Amazon

Amazon is experiencing a surge in orders with more people staying at home, so they're looking to hire 100,000 new full-time and part-time employees to work in its fulfillment centers and delivery network.

Apply online and you could be at work in as little as seven days, plus receive a $2 per hour wage increase through April.

Domino’s

Domino's is delivering more pizza to customers who are practicing social distancing, so the company is hiring delivery drivers, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers, assistant managers and Class A CDL drivers for supply chain centers. Positions are available for full- and part-time workers.

Click here to apply.

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