Instacart Is Looking To Hire 300,000 Workers Due To Surge In Demand

By Noah Long ● March 24, 2020
  • Food delivery company Instacart is planning to hire 300,000 workers as the demand for its services is surging due to the coronavirus pandemic

Food delivery company Instacart is planning to hire 300,000 workers as the demand for its services is surging due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“I want to share my heartfelt gratitude to all of you for the hard work that you’re doing to support communities throughout North America during this uncertain time. The last few weeks have been the busiest in Instacart’s history, and we’ve been proud to serve as an essential service for you and the millions of customers relying on you to deliver their groceries and household goods,” said Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta in a blog post.

Mehta pointed out that Instacart’s teams have been working around the clock to serve its members. And he is grateful for Instacart shoppers who stepped up as “household heroes during this time.”

Instacart has been combating the spread of COVID-19 by setting up contact-less delivery in order to protect the shoppers and customers.

“Our teams have also been working to improve your shopping experience to ensure you have the tools and resources you need during this busy time,” added Mehta.

Instacart also expanded ratings forgiveness and made it easier for you to cancel batches. Plus Instacart also launched Mobile Checkout so you can quickly pay at the register with a tap of your phone. And the “Leave at My Door Delivery” feature was rolled out nationwide.