Job losses could hit 47 million due to the coronavirus—these are the companies hiring remote workers today - CNBC

Job losses could hit 47 million due to the coronavirus—these are the companies hiring remote workers today - CNBC


Job losses could hit 47 million due to the coronavirus—these are the companies hiring remote workers today - CNBC

Posted: 06 Apr 2020 12:00 AM PDT

As businesses continue to grapple with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve estimates that a total of 47 million jobs could be lost as a result of this crisis. 

With thousands of restaurants, bars, retail stores and hotels shutting down and remaining closed, as well as layoffs in other industries, a total of 6.6 million Americans filed unemployment claims between March 22 and March 28, according to the Labor Department. 

This increase in unemployment has led to a surge in workers looking for new opportunities. But, with more than 30 states across the country issuing stay-at-home orders for residents, millions of job seekers may be compelled to seek new positions that will allow them to work from home. 

Using data from its annual list of top 100 companies that post the most remote roles, job-search site FlexJobs created a list of which employers are actively hiring during the coronavirus pandemic. 

From telehealth jobs in the medical and health industry, to call center representative roles in the customer service field, these 18 remote-friendly companies are looking to bring on new full-time and part-time employees today.

A driver unloads merchandise in New Rochelle, New York, March 16, 2020.

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1. CVS Health

2. UnitedHealth Group

Industry: Medical and Health

Available remote positions: Registered Nurse Staff Development Instructor; Triage RN Case Manager

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3. Netsmart

4. Oracle

5. Red Hat

Industry: Computer and IT

Available remote positions: Salesforce Apttus Configuration Engineer; Principle Specialist Solutions Architect-Healthcare

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Employee working from home on couch

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6. LiveArea

7. Liveops

8. Continuum Global Solutions

9. K12

Industry: Education and Training

Available remote positions: High School Special Education Teacher; English Teacher; Curriculum Alignment Contractor—World Languages

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10. Great Minds

Industry: Education and Training

Available remote positions: Curriculum Developer, High School; Digital Interactive Curriculum Developer

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11. Motorola Solutions

12. Hubspot

13. Thermo Fisher Scientific

14. Citizens Bank

Industry: Accounting and Finance

Available remote positions: Home Mortgage Capital Markets Business Systems Analyst; Appraisal Analyst II

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15. Supporting Strategies

Pedestrians pass in front of the Salesforce Tower in New York.

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16. Salesforce

Industry: Software and Technology

Available remote positions: Senior Manager, Sales Enablement Program Management Office; Business Consultant, Digital Engagement—Marketing Strategy

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17. Amazon

Industry: E-Commerce

Available remote positions: Senior Security Consultant; Recruitment Marketing Specialist; Senior Executive Marketing Manager, Public Sector

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18. Vitamin T

Work from home: Amazon's 33000 openings averaging $150000 in pay to begin as remote jobs - WGN TV Chicago

Posted: 12 Sep 2020 12:00 AM PDT

DALLAS (NEXSTAR) — Amazon plans to hire 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months and those available positions can begin as work-from-home jobs, according to a new report.

According to CBS New York, the new hires will work from home and eventually be asked to work in an office. According to recent reports, Amazon is allowing employees to work remotely through January 8, 2021.

According to CNN, the corporate and tech roles will have an average salary of $150,000 including salary, stock-based compensation and benefits.

To fill the positions, Amazon said it will hold a free online career fair — 2020 Career Day — on Sept. 16 to collect resumes and allow people to talk to a recruiter. The company said 1,000 recruiters and HR professionals will provide 20,000 one-on-one career coaching sessions for job seekers.

The company said these jobs are separate from the typical hiring increase for warehouse workers it does ahead of the holidays.

"COVID-19 continues to affect millions of people across the country, and people are eager for the opportunity to get back to work," Beth Galetti, Amazon's senior vice president of human resources, said in a statement. "We've created more jobs in the U.S. over the past decade than any other company – and we are continuing to hire people from all backgrounds and at all skill levels."

At an in-person career fair last year, about 17,000 people showed up to events in six U.S. cities. Amazon said it received more than 200,000 applications for 30,000 jobs. The company currently has more than 875,000 employees worldwide.

To participate in this year's event, job seekers should register at amazon.jobs/careerday and schedule an appointment with an Amazon recruiter.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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