Salvation Army hiring at all of its 31 southeast Michigan family thrift stores
DETROIT – The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center is hiring for a variety of full-time and part-time positions at all of its 31 family thrift stores. The following positions are available at Salvation Army locations:Production AssociatesDock Workers (warehouse)Donation AttendantsAssistant ManagersSales AssociatesTruck Drivers (warehouse)Compensation will vary based on experience. Individuals interested in management positions must have supervisory experience and a valid driver’s license to qualify. The Salvation Army ARC offers competitive benefits including health, vision and dental insurance; 403(b) and pension plans in addition to paid time off. Those interested can apply online or at their preferred Salvation Army location.
Amazon looking to hire 100,000 workers across country, including in Metro Detroit
LIVONIA, Mich. – Amazon is looking to hire 100,000 workers across the country, including in Metro Detroit, for both full- and part-time positions. The Amazon fulfillment center in Livonia has seven stories of items waiting to be picked and shipped out to customers ordering online. The fulfillment center has a bit of a traffic jam on the aisles. Business and demand is so strong that the company is looking to hire 3,000 people across the state -- 2,000 in Metro Detroit. The company is in the process of opening four delivery centers, which is the next stop for packages put together at the fulfillment center.
Job searching tips during the COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT As Oakland Community College prepares to have their virtual commencement next month, the staff is helping these soon-to-be graduates learn how to interview for a job in a pandemic. While these tips are helpful for people just entering the workforce, they could be helpful for everyone else who might be shifting jobs right now. Theres a question that is asked, and you are then putting together an answer, you have like 10-15 seconds to put your thoughts together and then answer the question, DuHame-Schmidt said. Some of the things that you can do just to make things better is check out your bathroom, DuHame-Schmidt said. Make sure that you are dressed for the interview, DuHame-Schmidt said.
Job posting: Regional director for COVID testing wanted in Detroit
LTS has posted the following job for the Detroit region:Regional Director - COVID Testing Site Michigan (Detroit area)Travel Required -80%This is a 6 month position. LTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. Supervisory Responsibilities:Works closely with scheduler, facilities team, Site Manager and Executive teamManage vendors and team members as needed for set up of static testing sitesWill manage multiple teams and projects simultaneouslyQualifications:3-5 years Project Management experience requiredExperience with managing multiple teams and projects simultaneouslyExceptional organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and move forward multiple projects simultaneouslyExcellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to lead nuanced communication with vendors as well as state and local government officialsDemonstrated ability to execute key purchasing, personnel, and operations decisions autonomously and in communication with Executive TeamStrong Microsoft office, Teams skills a plusAbility to travel to multiple COVId-19 testing sites (-80% travel required)Operational background would be a plusDuties/Responsibilities:
Wallside Windows hosting outdoor job fair Thursday
Wallside Windows came up with an idea -- an in-person job fair, but at a safe distance. Thursdays job fair wont be held in a convention hall with lots of handshakes and close conversations, Wallside Windows is hosting its job fair outside. Following social-distancing guidelines, the job fair will take place at Wallside Windows factory in Taylor. The job fair runs from noon to 4 p.m. at the factory at 27000 Trolley Industrial Drive. You can find out more information and reserve a spot through the official Wallside Windows website here.
Metro Detroit businesses struggle to find workers amid COVID-19 unemployment bonuses
DETROIT – Many businesses in Metro Detroit and around the state of Michigan are having a hard time finding workers since the coronavirus (COVID-19) unemployment bonuses don’t expire until the end of the month. Help wanted signs have been popping up all around town as businesses battle a lack of workers. “The economy can’t restart fully until employees are willing to return to work,” Block said. The shortage of workers should end after July, unless Congress decides to approve another stimulus. The state unemployment rate is at around 20% despite the many job availabilities.
Wallside Windows looking to hire 15 window assembly line workers next week in Taylor
TAYLOR, Mich. Wallside Windows is looking to hire 15 new workers next week its first ever outdoor hiring fair in Taylor. The company is hiring workers for its window assembly lines. Interviews will be conducted from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday (June 24) at 27000 Trolley Industrial Drive in Taylor. With all the talk now of people who are looking for jobs, there is work if youre looking for a company where you might spend the next 20 years of your career, said Wallside Windows plant manager Todd Murphy. Once a time is reserved, candidates will complete an online application, which will make the on-site interview process much more efficient.