What Job Sectors are Hiring?

Certain job sectors are booming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Newsday takes a look at some of the jobs that are in demand. Grocery stores, pharmacies, hospitals and big-box retailers are hiring thousands of employees on Long Island and beyond to deal with the particular challenges of operating during a global health crisis.  Click here to…

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3 Ways To Help Your Laid Off Employees Find New Jobs

From Forbes.com It’s the worst decision you have to make as a business owner. You ran the numbers over and over again but there’s no way around it. You have to lay off employees. With my old company, Imagine Easy Solutions, we ventured out from our growing consumer business to see if we could diversify…

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Another 4.3 Million Unemployment Claims Expected

From CNBC  Another 4.3 million workers are expected to have filed state unemployment claims last week, bringing the total number seeking benefits to over 26 million since states started shutting down in the second half of March to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The number of jobs lost rose to 22.025 million over the…

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Essential Jobs Are Hiring – Stop & Shop

There’s lots of businesses and stores that are hiring for jobs that are deemed “essential”, depending on your location.  We will continually provide updates on these when we learn about them. Stop & Shop supermarkets are hiring for many positions, mostly in the Northeast.  You can search their openings on their career page.  

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Bars and Restaurants Removing Money From Walls to Help Workers

From The NY Times By Johnny Diaz Published April 19, 2020 Updated April 20, 2020 As stay-at-home orders took effect to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many restaurants and bars had to temporarily close or switch to delivery and takeout only, forcing owners to lay off or furlough employees. But instead of hitting walls…

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Will I Get a 2nd Stimulus Check?

Americans started receiving their COVID-19 stimulus checks last week, and many started spending the money quickly.  Reports show that people purchased such things as groceries and gas.  The next question on people’s minds is whether or not there will be more money coming their way.  The $1,200 per person payments are certainly helpful and needed,…

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Walmart plans to hire 50,000

Walmart is committed to helping our fellow Americans seeking work, while serving our customers during this unprecedented time. We recently committed to hiring more than 150,000 new associates by the end of May. Since then, we’ve had over 1 million applicants, hiring an average of 5,000 people per day. I’m pleased to share we reached…

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Amazon to Hire 75,000 New Employees

Amazon announced this week that they plan to hire more than 75,000 employees to meet the increased demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The tech giant on also said it has hired 100,000 new workers for its distribution centers since announcing plans to do so in mid-March. Amazon said it now expects to spend more…

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Jobs and Unemployment Resources

In the past few weeks, more than 22 million people have filed for unemployment in the United States, included 5.2 million last week.  This means that nearly all of the new jobs created in the last 10 years have been wiped out due to the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.  The damage to the U.S. and…

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