GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — The coronavirus has affected the lives of nearly everyone in Minnesota, with layoffs or the loss of jobs being the most impactful. However, several companies are hiring during the pandemic.
During a press briefing on March 30, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said some of the top occupations with openings currently include nursing assistants, registered nurses, personal care aides, customer services reps, and security guards. Some of the employers with the most openings include Allina, Fairview, Walgreens, Wells Fargo, Ranstad, and Thomas Allen.
In an effort to help those who are seeking a new job, we have compiled a list of some of the companies that are hiring in Minnesota:
AgHires: Over 7,000 agriculture and farming positions are open across the nation, including Minnesota. Apply here.
Aldi: Hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal. Apply here.
Alliance Courier: Hiring driver positions, approx. 30-40 hours/week. Apply here.
Allianz: Looking to fill 80 open full-time roles of varied levels across the organization in Minneapolis. Search listings and apply here.
Allina: The health system has several openings, including a search for dozens of nurses across the state. Search all Allina openings here.
Amazon: Hiring for warehouse positions, shoppers and drivers. They are opening about 100,000 new roles, according to their website. Apply here.
American Security: They are looking to hire part-time security guards. Apply here.
ARC Homes: Hiring for entry-level Direct Care Professionals - paid training-no experience required! Apply here.
Best Buy: Hiring 1000 tech workers. Jobs range from working on the company's website and mobile app, to customer service. Full-time positions are available. Apply here.
Bite Squad: Hiring 500 contract drivers in the Minneapolis area, in addition to other positions. Apply here.
BridgesMN: There are dozens of openings at BridgesMN locations across Minnesota, working in disability services. Apply here.
Cassia: Elder care communities with multiple locations hiring around 500 jobs for many different types of positions. Apply here.
Community Living Options: Hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) for multiple locations. Apply here.
CSL Plasma: Looking to fill nearly 40 positions in the Twin Cities (Bloomington, Minneapolis, New Hope, St. Paul) and Duluth. Apply here.
Cub: The grocery chain has 300 positions open right now, and Cub anticipates hiring close to 1,000 people over the next few months. Apply here.
CVS: Retail positions are open. Apply here.
Dollar Tree: They are hiring nationwide for full and part-time positions. Apply here.
Dominium: Hiring for multiple positions including Community Manager, Leasing Consultant, Accounting, Property Management Marketing Analyst, Maintenance Technician, Grounds Keeper, Caretaker, and Maintenance Supervisor. Apply here.
Domino's Pizza: Text TEAM to 56379 and follow the prompts to apply.
Dungarvin: Hiring over 300 people in MN in various roles including direct support staff, mental health, and community support. Search openings here.
Ecumen: They are hiring for a variety of jobs at their senior living sites. Apply here.
Fabcon: Hiring for production and yard laborers. Apply here.
Fairview: The health system has several openings for medical professionals. Search all Fairview openings here.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: They are hiring for a variety of positions, most urgently for Cash Specialists roles. Apply here.
FedEx Ground: FedEx Ground is hiring package handlers in several locations, including Minnesota. Search openings here.
Genesis Group Homes: Hiring multiple Direct Support Professionals for homes in East Bethel and surrounding areas. Training bonus! Apply here.
The Goodman Group: They are hiring for a variety of full time and part time positions including caregivers, housekeeping, management, and more. Apply here.
Home Care Assistance: They are hiring caregivers for In Home Care. Apply here
Home Depot: Hiring for full and part-time seasonal associates. Apply here.
Hy-Vee: They are looking to hire temporary hourly employees to help restock stores, serve customers. Apply here.
Indrotec: They have over 50 openings for medical assemblers and machine operators. Interviews are conducted remotely. View openings here.
Instacart: They are hiring 300,000 full-service shoppers nationwide. Apply here.
Intepros Consulting: They work w Med device companies and are hiring for a variety of jobs. Resumes or questions can be sent to email@example.com
Living Well Disability Services: The nonprofit supports people impacted by disabilities. Hiring for many positions. No experience req. Apply here.
Long Term Care Group: They are hiring call center representatives. Paid training for qualified candidates. Apply here.
Lotus Technical: Hiring for warehouse workers in Rogers, CNA's in the Metro, and Direct Support in Brainerd and Little Falls Area. 763-307-6500
Marsden Building Maintenance: Hiring part-time janitorial staff. They are based in St. Paul. Apply here.
Mary T Inc: Over 200 RN, LPN, CNA and caregiver positions are available in the Metro Area. Apply here
Mediacom: Hiring several broadband cable techs in the Twin Cities area. They also have openings in many other areas of Minnesota here.
Meridian Blue Construction: They are hiring tower climbers for cellular installations. Apply here.
Millerbernd Manufacturing: Hiring welders, machine and production operators for first, second and weekend shifts. Apply here.
Minco: They are hiring FT Assemblers for both 1st and 2nd shifts. Apply here
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections: The Minnesota DOC is hiring 150 Corrections Officers across the state. Apply at mn.gov/doc.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development: DEED is hiring for a variety of positions. Apply here.
Minnesota Rusco is hiring for installers, sales reps and administrative team members. Apply here.
MDVA: The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs is hiring Certified Nursing Assistants and Resident Assistants. Search openings here.
New Perspective Senior Living: Their senior living communities are hiring for many positions. Apply here
New York Life: Hiring for 25 open positions (Financial Advisors, Insurance Agents, Financial Sales Representatives and more.) Apply here.
Northeast Residence, Inc: They provide support for people with developmental disabilities. Apply here
Northstar Behavioral Health: Organization specializing in opiate addiction looking to fill the following positions: Behavioral Health Technician, LPN, ADC/LADC, Mental Health Professional. Apply here.
Opportunity Matters: Direct Care Staff and Lead Support Staff positions available - PT & FT starting at $14.00/hr. Apply here.
Peterson Search & Consulting LLC: Hiring for Marketing Managers & Account Sales Reps. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Papa John's: Locally hiring about 150-200 jobs for management, team members, customer service and delivery drivers. Apply here or text JOBS to 47272.
PepsiCo: Hiring locally for the following positions drivers, merchandisers, and warehouse loaders. To apply, visit www.pepsicojobs.com and search “Burnsville” in the location.
Portillo's: Looking to hire between 12 and 20 employees at each of their three Twin Cities locations in Maple Grove, Roseville and Woodbury. Apply here. You can also text 'PORTILLOS’ to 25000 to set up an interview
Post Consumer Brands: Hiring full time and part time positions on their operations and distribution teams in Lakeville and Northfield. Apply here.
Ranstad: The job placement company is listing hundreds of job openings across the state of Minnesota in various careers. Search openings here.
RTI: Hiring PT/FT Mental Health Workers. Apply here
Scenic Boundaries: Hiring truck drivers for semi trucks. At least three years driving experience over the road. Must be 25 years of age. Call 320-245-0174 or text back to this number (612) 802-3510 .
Scheels: Hiring part-time individuals with a passion in clothing, bikes, golf and more. Locations include Eden Prairie, St. Cloud, Rochester and Mankato. Search openings here.
Securitas: A security firm looking to hire across the metropolitan area for both temporary and permanent positions. Apply here.
ShopHQ: Hiring full-time and part-time positions at the call center in Eden Prairie. Apply here.
Smashburger: Hiring various positions at all of their Twin Cities locations. Search openings here.
State of Minnesota: There are over 200 jobs currently open with the state. Search openings here.
Target: Hiring full-time and part-time team members in stores, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Apply here.
Thomas Allen Person Centered Services: The company which provides personal care aides is hiring support professionals, care coordinators, and cases managers. Apply here.
The Waters Senior Living: Hiring a variety of full and part time positions at their nine communities. Apply here.
TopLine Credit Union: Hiring for a variety of full time and part time banking positions. Apply here.
Transit Team Inc: They are adding over 100 permanent full-time positions for Drivers, Reservationist, and Mechanics. Apply here.
Twin City Staffing: They are hiring for multiple positions: CDL Driver, Welders, CNC Inspection, Front Loader Operations, CNC Machinist, Warehouse, Customer Service, and more. Apply here.
USIC: Underground utility locating. Apply here.
Vista Outdoor (Federal Premium): Hiring for multiple positions in Anoka including mechanical adjusters, assemblers, and machine operators.
Volunteers of America: The company has senior living communities in the metro. They are hiring for many positions. Apply here.
Walgreens: Hiring temporary customer service associates nationwide. Apply here.
Walmart: Hiring more than 2,600 associates to work in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Apply here.
Walters Recycling and Refuse: Currently hiring drivers. Find out more about the openings and apply here.
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