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CVS to hire 15,000 workers ahead of flu season, COVID-19 vaccines

CVS to hire 15,000 workers ahead of flu season, COVID-19 vaccines

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
U.S. pharmacy chain CVS Health Corp on Monday said it will hire 15,000 employees in the fourth quarter of this year as the onset of winter could fuel a resurgence in the spread of COVID-19 and flu cases.
Dick's Sporting Goods to hire 9,000 holiday season workers, eyes surge in online orders

Dick's Sporting Goods to hire 9,000 holiday season workers, eyes surge in online orders

By: Richa Naidu
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Dick’s Sporting Goods said on Thursday it will hire up to 9,000 workers to cover the holiday season in its stores, 1,000 more than last year, expecting a jump in online orders amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Factory Workers Stay Home to Watch Their Children - WSJ

Factory Workers Stay Home to Watch Their Children

By: Austen Hufford
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 16th, 2020
Absentee rates at many U.S. factories remain elevated as coronavirus drags on; ‘You can’t leave a 6-year-old at home’
Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

What slowdown? Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

By: Joseph Pisani
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months.
Onboarding during COVID: new hires grapple with office politics from home

Onboarding during COVID: new hires grapple with office politics from home

By: Kate Holton, Sinead Cruise
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 3rd, 2020
Joining a new company can be tough at the best of times, with bosses to impress, skills to learn and new colleagues to befriend. But that task becomes a whole lot harder when the “onboarding” is done during a pandemic that has forced millions to work from home, leaving new hires to judge colleagues on their taste in curtains and conduct on Zoom.
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A big hiring pledge from New York CEOs

A big hiring pledge from New York CEOs

By: Jennifer A. Kingson
Source: Axios
Date of Publication: August 11th, 2020
Leaders of more than two dozen of the New York City area's largest employers — including JPMorgan Chase, Ernst & Young, IBM, McKinsey & Company and Accenture — aim to hire 100,000 low-income residents and people of color by 2030 and will help prep them for tech jobs.
Effects of Covid-19 Hit LinkedIn, as 960 Employees Will Be Laid Off

Effects of Covid-19 Hit LinkedIn, as 960 Employees Will Be Laid Off

By: David Cohen
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: July 21st, 2020
About 6% of its workforce is impacted, across its global sales and talent acquisition areas.
Papa John’s continues hiring spree with pledge to bring on 10,000 more workers

Papa John’s continues hiring spree with pledge to bring on 10,000 more workers

By: Amelia Lucas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Papa John’s will hire 10,000 more workers as it tries to meet demand for its pizzas. Pizza chains have seen demand soar as more consumers stay at home. Papa John’s recently hired 20,000 employees.
Chipotle plans on hiring 10,000 workers to support drive-thru expansion

Chipotle plans on hiring 10,000 workers to support drive-thru expansion

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 15th, 2020
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N) said on Wednesday it plans to hire as many as 10,000 employees over the next few months to help support the expansion of drive-thru lanes at its restaurants.
Target is raising its starting wage to $15 an hour - The Washington Post

Target is raising its starting wage to $15 an hour

By: Abha Bhattarai
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
The chain is the first major retailer to permanently increase pay during the pandemic.