Pizza Hut to hire 30,000 permanent workers, sees demand for Big Dipper pizza jump – MarketWatch

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Pizza Hut said Monday that it has 30,000 permanent open positions to fill. Jobs include cooks, managers and shift leaders. The pizza chain, which is part of the Yum Brands Inc.
YUM,
-2.54%
portfolio, is also speeding the training process, with the goal of getting drivers trained and on the road in five hours. Pizza Hut has put a number of policies in place, like contactless delivery, that restaurants are increasingly using amid the coronavirus pandemic. As families eat more meals together, Pizza Hut says it has seen a spike in demand for its Big Dipper pizza, which offers two feet of pizza and 24 slices. Yum shares have slumped nearly 3% in Monday trading, and are down 43.1% over the last year. The S&P 500 index
SPX,
-2.92%
has tumbled 18.8% for the past 12 months.

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