AUSTIN, Texas — COVID-19 has ground some businesses to a halt. But others are hiring like crazy as they try to keep up with customer demand.
To apply to these positions, click on the links below:
- Randalls positions at albertsonscompanies.com/careers/randalls-careers.html
- Fiesta positions at fiestamart.com/careers
- Walmart positions at careers.walmart.com
- Domino's apply at jobs.dominos.com/dominos-careers/
- Sprouts Farmers Market apply at https://about.sprouts.com/careers/ or by texting the word “careers” to 480-800-8056.
- Capital Metro full-time bus operator positions apply here and part-time bus cleaner positions apply here. For assistance applying for a bus operator position, call 512-852-7202 or 512-852-7203. For assistance applying for a bus cleaner position, call 512-389-7473, 512-389-7445 or 512-369-6274. CapMetro will host a Facebook live Tuesday at 10 a.m. to answer questions.
Walmart said it is hiring 150,000 people across the U.S. In Texas, Walmart plans to hire more than 15,000 associates to work in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers.
Amazon, a company that has seen an increase in online orders, is hiring an additional 100,000 people nationwide. Those jobs start at $17 an hour through at least April.
Amazon positions at https://www.amazon.jobs/en/
Human coronaviruses are usually spread through:
- The air by coughing or sneezing
- Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
- Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes before washing your hands.
Help stop the spread of coronavirus:
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Eat and sleep separately from your family members
- Use different utensils and dishes
- Cover your cough or sneeze with your arm, not your hand.
- If you use a tissue, throw it in the trash.
Lower your risk:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- If you are 60 or over and have an underlying health condition such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes or respiratory illnesses like asthma or COPD, the World Health Organization advises you to try to avoid crowds or places where you might interact with people who are sick.
Get complete coverage of coronavirus by texting 'FACTS' to 512-459-9442.
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