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Amid economic gloom, some companies on hiring spree

Apr 03. 2020
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By The Nation

Organisations that have benefited from the Covid-19 situation are bucking the trend and recruiting staff.

Worlwide businesses have been hit hard by governments issuing lockdown and other tough measures to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, causing an economic slowdown, while many organisations have to adapt to the situation by laying off staff, allowing employees to work from home, reducing work hours and salaries.

However, some organisations that gained during this crisis, such as those in retail and logistics businesses, are recruiting more employees to meet their immediate staffing needs.

Recently, 7-Eleven, a convenience store under CP All, advertised for 200,000 employees to support its delivery service via 7-11 Delivery application.

Applicants must be 18 years or older with educational background from Matthayom 3 to bachelor's degree, able to work in shifts, and have a motorcycle riding licence. Candidates having a motorcycle will be preferred.

Lalamove, a delivery service provider is recruiting unlimited delivery drivers with a wage of over Bt10,000. Applicants must be 18 years or older, have a motorcycle with a driving licence, and not have been punished, while they have to take a training course after applying.

GET, a transport service provider, is recruiting restaurant partners and delivery drivers who can apply via its website and take a training course online.

Applicants must have documents, such as ID card, motorcycle rider's licence, copy of motorcycle registration book, compulsory motorcycle insurance, image of vehicle from all four sides, Siam Commercial Bank’s bank book, and proof of no criminal record.

Flash Express, a logistics service provider, is recruiting daily delivery drivers. Applicants must be males with experience in delivery, have a personal vehicle with driver's licence and registration book. If it is a delivery vehicle, it must be a white pickup truck with cargo.

HappyFresh, an online grocery company from Indonesia that provides delivery of goods from leading supermarkets and other stores, is recruiting employees to expand its delivery service, such as product selection staffs and delivery drivers.

People can apply via its website by filling out information, such as name, surname, telephone number, and educational background. Those who apply for delivery drivers must take questionnaires about driver licence.

Tesco Lotus, a large retailer, is hiring employees from rental stores that are affected by the Covid-19 prevention measures to become daily employees. People can apply via website or various branches nationwide.

Yakult (Thailand) is recruiting a lot of ladies to work from home. Applicants must be aged 18 to 40 with education from Matthayom 3 onwards, and have a motorcycle rider licence.

The company provides motorcycle for performing duties, and with wefare, such as educational support for children. People who are interested can contact 02-619-8008 or apply via website.

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