Among all of the headlines about massive job losses, it’s easy to lose sight of industries and companies that are hiring during COVID-19. And many companies are playing a critical and active role in response to COVID-19.
As companies have come to a stand-still, or have closed their doors, there are some that are scrambling to hire more employees.
Some companies that provide essential services and products are even increasing their recruitment efforts to meet their hiring needs. And some companies may even have a hiring fast-track to meet their urgent hiring needs. So think of companies that provide essential services such as Loblaw, Shoppers Drug Mart, food delivery services, and medical manufacturing companies.
GoodFood, a Montreal-based food preparation company recently announced that it is hiring 500 hundred people across Canada. And what’s interesting is that they have opportunities across different functions including:
As a result of COVID-19, other examples of industries that will look to increase their recruitment efforts include:
The arrival of COVID-19 has caused many companies in Canada to change the way they do business because of:
And because of COVID-19, many businesses are:
So in some cases, these changes will mean companies will see a sharp increase in their hiring.
While job hunting during COVID-19 may not be simple, there are steps that you can take to make it easier, for example:
No doubt about it, this is a very challenging time if you are currently unemployed, or have recently lost your job. COVID-19 has created a great deal of uncertainty and instability in many areas of life including your career.
However, this time may provide you with an opportunity to adapt and manage your career situation. For example, you may want to:
So if you use this time to focus on these activities, you will be on better footing when this crisis ends.
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