There Are Many Jobs In Demand During The Coronavirus Crisis

Darrin Atkins
4 min readMar 22, 2020

If you want to work, be persistent about contacting certain industries

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If you have been laid off or have suffered reduced hours, you may have found yourself at home due to recent government orders. Whereas normally you might have gone out to apply for different work right away, there are now restrictions as to who can or cannot be traveling and where they can go.

But what if you really need to work because you have big expenses and you don’t have enough savings to last? Well, there are exceptions to the rule, as the saying goes.

Steps In Seeking New Employment in Essential Services

First, look up the most recent stay-at-home order for your state or region to find out which employers are deemed essential. You should be able to find this information in the local online news for your area.

Next, consider the type of employment experience you have and the range of skills you have accumulated. This is important to be able to tell if you have a chance at being offered work in one or more of the industries that are classified as essential.

Then after that, start calling, emailing, or applying online to the businesses and companies in your city or county so that you can get hired. This can definitely be done by computer from home or even through the use of your mobile phone.

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Some Types Of Essential Industries That Are Likely To Hire

  • Healthcare Services. Yes, healthcare providers such as hospitals and pharmacies definitely need good experienced employees, like they have needed them before and will continue to do so. If you have any background or employment experience in anything related to medicine or dental care, then you should reach out to your friends and colleagues in these industries to ask if companies are hiring and the process to apply.
  • Transportation Services. It is still crucial for people to be able to be able to get to work or medical appointments so there needs to be people who can help with this. Although there is likely to have been a drop in some…
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