South Florida Spots Looking to Hire Displaced Employees

In order to keep up with the demand of maintaining an essential business, such as Publix or Walmart, many locations are seeking to hire those who are currently in need of work after having been displaced as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

We have compiled and detailed a list of locations that are hiring displaced employees:


Publix will be hiring thousands of full-time and part-time employees throughout the seven states in which they are located - Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

You may apply online at or find your local Publix and apply in-store. Positions are said to be filled by the end of March.

Official Publix News Release


Walmart has announced that it is seeking to hiring 150,000 associates through the end of May - these positions will span much of their workforce locations, such as stores and clubs, as well as distribution and fulfillment centers.

To apply, visit and submit an online application. The application cycle is said by Walmart to have been reduced from 2 weeks to only 24 hours.

Official Announcement from Walmart

Milam's Market:

Found in Miami-Dade, Milam's Market is seeking to hire clerks, cashiers, butchers, stockers, and more. For a full list of positions and the opportunity to apply, please visit or find your local location and inquire in-store.

Sedano's Supermarket:

Upon the closings of restaurants such as Versailles and La Carreta, Sedano's Supermarket said it would hire 400 workers that had been laid off as a result of these closings. Sedano's is said to also be seeking to hire additional employees beyond those hired from Versailles and La Carreta.

Sedano's Supermarket Official Statement via Twitter.

CVS Pharmacy:

In order to keep up with demand and influx of customers, CVS Pharmacy plans to immediately fill 50,000 positions throughout the country, including South Florida. CVS Pharmacy will hold virtual job fair, virtual interviews and virtual job tryout.

You may apply online at or inquire in-store about hiring opportunities. 

CVS Health Official Press Release

In addition, Winn-DixieDomino's, and ALDI are said to be hiring temporary employees in response to the ongoing pandemic. If you are aware of any other local (or state) employment opportunities, please reach out and let us know.

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