Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve watched jobless claims consistently decrease according to the weekly jobless claims report from the Department of Labor.
Signaling that the worst of the labor market turbulence is behind us. However, we still have more than double of the number of jobless claims than we had during the peak of the Great Recession.
The government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has definitely attributed to the decline in both jobless claims and continuing unemployment claims.
But given However, the PPP deadline is quickly approaching, and revenues and profits aren’t going to rebound as quickly as business owners hope for. Which is why economists expect claims to remain elevated.
The unemployment rate jumped from 3.5% in February to 13.3% in May, with Fed officials projecting a 9.3% unemployment rate at the end of the year.
Still, as 19 million Americans continue to receive unemployment checks, it is a clear sign that the labor market could take years to heal the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’ve been keeping a close eye on the companies that have continued to hire at both the national and local levels throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Remote working is a trend that will soon become the standard. Currently, the most popular career fields hiring remote employees healthcare, technology, customer service, education & training, sales, accounting, and finance.
To help bridge the gap between career seekers and employers to create sustainable career pathways. We’ve scoured the net to bring you the Top 10 Companies Hiring Nationwide.
Top 10 Companies Hiring Nationwide
#1. The Home Depot | 22,700 openings nationwide
#2. Brookdale Senior Living | 6,300 openings nationwide
#3. Apple | 3,500 openings nationwide
#4. Harbor Freight Tools | 3,200 openings nationwide
#5. Booz Allen Hamilton | 2,500 openings nationwide
#6. Staples | 2,700 openings nationwide
#7. The MENTOR Network | 2,500 openings nationwide
#8. Addus Healthcare | 1,700 openings nationwide
#9. G4S | 1,400 openings nationwide
#10. Allstate Insurance | 1,200 openings nationwide