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As the coronavirus impacts businesses across Connecticut, some employees are being displaced. However, not all companies are experiencing a work stoppage. 

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Wakefern and its cooperative members are looking for prospective associates who demonstrate a true commitment to customer service and teamwork.

Individuals interested in joining the team are encouraged to visit:

ShopRite Career Center
Price Rite Marketplace Career Center

The Fresh Grocer Career Center

Dearborn Market

Gourmet Garage

Wakefern Careers


Chittenden Group

We are an insurance agency in Naugatuck and looking to fill a customer service rep position in our employee benefits department. This role would include helping our clients with their group medical insurance plans. Someone with experience would be ideal but really just trying to find someone competent and willing to train them.

Chittenden Group

Looking for a customer service representative in its employee benefits department


A.R. Mazzotta Staffing Agency

Apply   https://jobs.armazzotta.com/

  • Service is no cost
  • Phone and video/webcam interviews providing safe social distancing

Job openings today – immediate need 

Old Saybrook area

  • Packers 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift openings
  • Machine operators – entry level and experienced
  • Janitor 1st, 2nd shifts

Torrington area

Machine Operators 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts

Assembler 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts

Warehouse 1st shift

Middletown area

  • CNC machinist

Branford area

  • Mechanical assemblers
  • Inventory
  • Office Manager

Wallingford area

  • Executive Secretary
  • Customer Service Representatives for May start


Gems Sensors & Controls

Gems Sensors is hiring for temporary assemblers and manufacturers in order to increase production of essential technologies.

Gems Sensors & Controls https://www.gemssensors.com/ designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of sensors and controls that are an essential part of the infrastructure required to sustain our utilities, national security, and medical industries. We are committed to the health and safety of our employees while delivering vital products and services to our customers. For more information please contact our staffing partner at judy.lopez@randstadusa.com.

Stop and Shop to hire 5,000 in Connecticut, surrounding states

Stop & Shop announced today that it will be hiring at least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time positions in its stores, distribution centers and delivery operations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

These positions will provide support for customers at a time when our communities need it most. They will also create new professional opportunities for many across the region whose jobs have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Complete information and a link to apply for open positions can be found at https://stopandshop.com/our-careers/.

Express Employment Professionals is hiring

Express Employment Professionals is a staffing agency with locations in Meriden, CT and East Hartford, CT. We work with essential companies all around Connecticut who are hiring for all types of positions. They are currently looking for machinists, warehouse workers, forklift drivers, assemblers, call center workers, CDL and Non-CDL Drivers, Electronic Testers, Solderers and Bookkeepers – just to name a few! We have both temporary and permanent positions available. 

They are conducting phone interviews and doing all paperwork online to keep our staff and associates safe. If interested, you can call them at 203-235-5627 to set up a phone interview. Express Employment Professionals looks forward to hearing from anyone in need of a job and hope to help keep CT working!

Website: https://www.expresspros.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExpressProsMeridenCT 

Dymax is hiring

Dymax Corporation is a manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems that work together to optimize assembly processes.  The company serves the needs of the medical, electronic, optical, aerospace, automotive, appliance, metal finishing, and alternative energy markets worldwide.

They are located in Torrington CT, and we are looking for Full-time permanent staff to join our first and second shift operations.  For more information, potential candidates should go to https://dymax.com/careers/job-listings/

CVS Health to Hire 50,000 in Response to Pandemic
CVS Health has plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country. Roles include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals. The company will utilize a technology-enabled hiring process that includes virtual job fairs, virtual interviews and virtual job tryouts. Many roles will be filled by existing CVS Health clients who have had to furlough workers, including Hilton and Marriott.

Dollar General is hiring

Dollar General has announced it will double its hiring rate and hire up to 50,000 new employees to keep up with the demand for household essentials during the coronavirus pandemic. 

“We are proud to serve as one of America’s essential retailers, and we believe our customers are relying on us now more than ever to provide an affordable, convenient retail option,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer in a statement. “The Dollar General family continues to do its part in helping our customers and neighbors during these unprecedented times.

Walmart is currently hiring for all positions on all shifts.

Walmart says it knows a lot of people have been impacted by the business closures of this crisis, but their company is a family.

If you’re looking for a job serving the community, both permanent and temporary positions are available. Click here to apply. 

Westaff is hiring
Westaff is a full service staffing company with offices in Meriden and East Hartford. They are currently hiring for warehouse and manufacturing positions. Click here for details >>

Bozzuto's is hiring
Bozzuto's Inc. is running its food distribution operations 24/7
With so many stores and restaurants closed due to COVID-19, there is one major player who has put out the help wanted sign -- no surprise they are ones charged with trying to stock your grocery store shelves. Cheshire based Bozzuto's Inc. says they are running their food distribution warehouses 24/7 and looking for extra support. Scott Grove, the vice president for human resources at Bozzuto's said, "We need help in our warehouse, we need diesel techs, we need marketing people." The 75-year old grocery service giant also praised their current workforce that is feverishly trying to keep up with demand.
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Amazon looks to hire 100,000 to keep up with orders amid coronavirus pandemic
Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online. The online retailer will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees, who work at its warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores.
RELATED: Amazon looks to hire 100,000 to keep up with orders amid coronavirus pandemic