CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The amount of unemployment claims filed in Ohio over the past week increased exponentially as more workplaces close, but there are some employers actually looking to hire during this trying time.
Here are some of the companies looking to add to the workforce:
- Walmart plans to hire 150,000 U.S. hourly workers for its stores and distribution centers through the end of May.
- Amazon to hire 4,600 new workers in Ohio to fill jobs that include warehouse and delivery positions.
- Wooster-based company Gojo, the makers of Purell, are hiring to keep up with the demand for hand sanitizer.
- Grocery store chain Marc’s is hiring at all locations.
- Discount Drug Mart is accepting applications at stores throughout Northeast Ohio.
- Ohio Landscape Association announces that more than 40 contractors across Ohio are hiring workers laid off during coronavirus pandemic.
- Thrive Behavioral Health Center, a mental health addiction services provider in Northeast Ohio, is adding new workers; free training and certification offered.
- Parisco, a hospital linen laundering facility in the Ravenna area, is hiring full-time positions.
- Atlantis Security and Quota Contract Cleaning are hiring for all shifts of positions in Cuyahoga, Summit, Stark, Lake, and Lorain counties.
- The organization Rose-Mary is looking to hire individuals to help children and adults with disabilities; locations throughout Northeast Ohio.
- Pizza delivery giant Domino’s is hiring approximately 10,000 new workers nationwide.
- Heinen’s is hiring for temporary and permanent positions at all locations, with immediate openings in stores, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities.
- Homewatch CareGivers is hiring support personnel for locations in Westlake and Beachwood to work with the devlopmental disability community.
This story will be updated as more companies report plans to hire.