If the bad news is that a record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits during the third week of March, what can possibly be the good news?
How about this: As it turns out, there are businesses in South Florida that are hiring. Among them:
Walgreens: Between Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, there are 120 available jobs (many temporary) in those four cities—and several others in other cities throughout South Florida. Visit jobs.walgreens.com and fill in the appropriate job search keywords.
CVS: A 20-mile radius search using Fort Lauderdale as the city produces 563 listings on the CVS job site. Visit jobs.cvshealth.com/search-results and enter the appropriate search keywords.
7 Eleven: According to its job site, 7 Eleven is hiring 20,000 or more store and restaurant employees around the country to meet increased demand amid the pandemic. Visit careers-7-eleven.icims.com/jobs for more information and open positions in South Florida.
Check local grocery and superstore chains (think Walmart and Publix) for available opportunities, as well. And visit all the traditional online job sites (indeed.com, employflorida.com, monster.com, etc.) for updated job postings in your area.