Stay Positive: Here Are 23 Pieces of Good News Regarding Coronavirus
While most of the headlines today are distressing, there’s a handful of worldwide news doling out glimmers of hope in the midst of frightening times, and that’s important too.
So, we’ve rounded up all the good news about the virus worth catching up on.
Hiring expands at Stop & Shop, Lidl, Aldi to meet coronavirus demands
Supermarket chains add thousands of jobs in stores, distribution facilities
Stop & Shop, Aldi U.S. and Lidl US are expanding hiring as grocery retailers nationwide seek extra hands to help with surging consumer purchases and stronger health safety measures amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
CVS Health To Hire 50,000 Workers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Drugstore giant CVS Health will hire 50,000 full and part-time workers and award bonuses for certain employees working to meet “unprecedented” need as the U.S. grapples with the outbreak of the Coronavirus strain Covid-19.
Walmart and Walgreens Boots Alliance have also announced plans to fill thousands of full and part-time positions. In CVS Health’s case, the company said the company said it plans to “immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country.”
17 companies that are hiring during the coronavirus crisis
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, there are stories almost daily about businesses furloughing employees (or laying them off completely) as demand dries up. But there are plenty of companies looking to hire those displaced workers.
Here’s a look at some national companies hiring and what jobs they’re offering.
Grocery Outlet sees strong finish to fiscal year
Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. topped Wall Street’s earnings forecast for its 2019 fourth quarter and fiscal year, with net sales climbing by double digits in both periods.
CEO Eric Lindberg Tuesday said that Grocery Outlet is adapting to soaring demand from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, crediting employees and vendor partners for helping go the extra mile to meet customers’ needs during the health crisis.