LOS ANGELES - Although the coronavirus pandemic has sparked widespread unemployment across the country due to many businesses being forced to shut down or adjust hours, some companies are still hiring.
Chipotle Mexican Grill: The fast-casual chain will hire 10,000 new workers in the next few months, the company said on July 15.
7-Eleven: According to reports, the convenience store chain is hiring 20,000 new workers amid the pandemic.
Ace Hardware: The hardware company is hiring 30,000 people to work in its stores nationwide.
Albertsons Companies: The national grocery company is hiring for positions across its brands including Safeway and VONS.
Allied Universal: The security company is hiring more than 30,000 people for open positions.
Amazon: The online shopping behemoth announced that it is looking to hire 100,000 workers to address a surge in online orders.
CVS: CVS is looking to hire 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary employees across the country to fill roles such as retail associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees, and member/customer service professionals.
Denny's: The restaurant plans to hire 10,000 employees at both company and franchise locations by the end of 2020, including restaurant managers, cooks, servers, hosts and sanitation specialists.
Dollar General: The company says it's looking to add 50,000 employees to meet increased customer demand.
Dollar Tree: According to reports, the discount retail chain plans to hire 50,000 new workers by the end of April in response to heightened demand for products due to the pandemic.
Dominos: Reports indicated that the pizza chain was looking to hire 10,000 workers for full and part-time positions.
Dunkin' Donuts: The fast food coffee shop plans to hire 25,000 new employees.
FedEx: The delivery company is looking to hire 35,000 essential team members.
Food delivery services: While there has not been an announcement regarding increased demand for drivers, individuals can still sign up to deliver food to others through services such as DoorDash, GrubHub, Instacart, Postmates and Uber Eats.
H-E-B: The Texas-based grocer is hiring short-term hourly store positions across the state.
Home Depot: The giant hardware company is hiring people for more than 22,000 jobs.
Instacart: The grocery shopping service is looking to hire 300,000 full-service shoppers.
Instawork: Instawork is hiring 20,000 workers over the next two months.
Kroger (Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer and more): Immediate openings are available at many of the brands under this national grocery store company.
Lowes: The hardware giant is hiring 30,000 employees to meet the demand created by the coronavirus.
McDonalds: The fast-food giant is looking to hire 260,000 employees this summer.
Microsoft: Multiple positions are available with the tech leader.
Pizza Hut: The pizza chain is hiring for positions at its various locations.
Slack: The online chat service is hiring for roles.
Taco Bell: Taco Bell is hiring 30,000 people to work at its restaurants.
Walgreens: The pharmacy and convenience store is hiring 25,000 employees for permanent and temporary roles.
Walmart: Walmart is hiring store workers and delivery drivers.
Zoom: This company, which offers videoconferencing services, is hiring for positions across the world.
For those who have lost their jobs or work due to the pandemic, they may be able to obtain coronavirus-related unemployment benefits.
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This story was reported from Los Angeles.