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A List Of Companies That Are Currently Hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

Layoffs are sure to accelerate as the U.S. economy sinks into a recession. Revenue has collapsed at restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, gyms and airlines. Auto sales are plummeting, and car makers have closed factories. Most such employers face loan payments and other fixed costs, so they’re cutting jobs to save money.

As job losses mount, here are some of the businesses that are currently hiring if you’re looking for a job.

7-Eleven: The convenience store chain is hiring for more than 20,000 positions due to increased demand, it websites states. To see a list of jobs, click here.

Amazon: The internet giant has more than 1,100 virtual jobs available on its website. The full-time jobs are available across the U.S., but about 25 positions are specific to Texas.

C6 Services: The Converse-based garbage service told KSAT they are in need of CDL-holdering drivers and trash collection workers. Those interested can contact the company at [email protected]

Dollar General: The national chain wants to add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April, according to a news release. The jobs will be temporary but they range from store locations to distribution centers to cold storage facilities to its private fleet network. A look at a map of available jobs shows dozens available in South and Central Texas. To see job opportunities across the Dollar General network, click here.

Dollar Tree: The chain recently said it wants to hire 25,000 full- and part-time workers for its 15,000 U.S. stores and 24 distribution centers. An online search shows more than 90 available positions in San Antonio. To see a full list, click here.

H-E-B: Short-term employment is open for H-E-B stores, Central Market stores, Joe V’s Smart Shop and warehouse locations. They’re hiring amid an influx of in-store shoppers and the higher demand for curbside pickup and delivery. “Texans rely on H-E-B in times of need, and we’re committed to serving our Customers through every challenge. We’re looking for some short-term support for our stores. Texans helping Texans, that’s the H-E-B Way,” the San Antonio-based grocer wrote online. Learn more here.

Methodist Healthcare: The system is currently hiring for a variety of healthcare professions from nursing to nutrition. To check out the full list of open positions, visit

San Antonio State Hospital: Gerald Shackelford, director of staff support services at SASH, said the psychiatric facility is hiring for a range of permanent positions, including nurses, therapists, physicians, food workers, custodians, maintenance workers and others. To see a full list of open positions and how to apply, click here. Under the facility location, select San Antonio State Hospital. The website is updated daily with open positions.

Walmart: The largest private employer in the United States wants to hire 150,000 temporary workers by the end of May, according to a news release. Positions are for stores, distribution centers and fulfillment centers, and could lead to permanent stays. For information about applying, visit An online search shows more than 70 available jobs in San Antonio. In Texas, Walmart plans to hire more than 15,000 associates.

Wells Fargo: One of the largest banking institutions in the country is looking for part-time work and are in need of Bi-Lingual speakers in the San Antonio area. If you are in need check for their available positions here.

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