20 Canadian companies that are hiring right now

Posted by Joanne | April 27th, 2020 | Blog

If you’ve been recently laid off due to COVID-19, or you’re in the midst of a job hunt, no doubt you’ve been feeling a lot of uncertainty around work, lately.

The good news is that many companies are hiring for remote and in-house positions during this time—and they need to fill essential roles more than ever.

From logistics to technology-based roles, to customer service and production, there are a variety positions and opportunities available in almost every industry—not only in the grocery and healthcare spaces (although you’ll find a number of roles in these sectors, too).

The editors at LinkedIn recently provided a list of 20 companies that are currently hiring. Use the links to explore the companies and the open positions—because now’s the time to apply.

  • Walmart Canada is hiring 10,000 employees to meet the nationwide exploding demand for household staples.
  • Amazon is hiring 1,000 workers at its fulfillment centres and delivery networks across Canada.
  • Dialogue is hiring over 600 healthcare professionals in Canada.
  • Alberta Health Services is hiring over 550 positions.
  • Metro is hiring full-time and part-time employees for its distribution centres and grocery stores across Canada.
  • Pepsico Beverages Canada is hiring 500 positions including delivery drivers, warehouse workers and manufacturing employees.
  • Dollarama says it is hiring 25,000 workers in the coming months to keep up with increased demand.
  • Save-On-Foods and Loblaws are also hiring temporary positions across their grocery stores.
  • Shopify announced it is hiring 1,000 workers for its new Vancouver hub.
  • Grocery delivery company Spud.ca is looking to hire those laid off by restaurants.
  • Instacart said it would hire 300,000 contract workers across the U.S. and Canada over the next three months.
  • Online grocery Goodfood announced it will hire 500 positions in accounting, technology and warehouse operations.
  • Hospital bed manufacturer Umano Medical said it is hiring production staff across the country.
  • Slack is hiring software engineering employees in Toronto and Vancouver.
  • Customer service and tech company 24/7 Intouch says it is hiring 400 customer service representatives.
  • Babylon Health is hiring 200 employees in Vancouver and Toronto for medical positions.
  • InkSmith is hiring over 100 employees as it ramps up production for face shields for the nation’s healthcare workers.
  • SSENSE is hiring around 600 positions across its distribution centres and customer service teams.
  • Canada Bread is looking to fill 300 positions at its 16 bakeries and 14 distribution centres in Canada.
  • Industrial asset company Ritchie Bros. is hiring for over 86 roles including positions in learning and development and sales.

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