Online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday its plans to hire a total of 500 employees by the end of January 2021. The online lender is set to hire 190 full-time temporary-to-hire employees by January 7th, with the help of recruiting firm, PrincePereison.
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lendio has helped facilitate over 100,000 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan approvals for small business owners. With the anticipated extension of this program forthcoming, Lendio is hiring additional team members to meet the incoming demand. Recruiting firm, PrincePerelson will work closely with Lendio to attract the high volume of exceptional employees needed immediately to continue Lendio’s mission of saving small businesses.”
Lendio further revealed it is hiring a number of permanent team members to help support its core business. Positions are available in product, development, business development, customer experience, marketing, and other departments. Brock Blake, CEO and Co-Founder of Lendio, stated:
“The effects of COVID-19 have been devastating to small businesses around the country, and to millions of American workers. We are grateful for the chance to provide opportunities, both to small businesses seeking relief and to individuals seeking employment. These permanent and temporary team members will be directly impacting the livelihoods of thousands of Americans as they help small business owners in desperate need of assistance.”
Positions at Lendio are available in Salt Lake City, Utah and Long Island, New York regions. Lendio added that the majority of new hires will be working remotely as the company continues to respect and operate under CDC and health experts’ guidelines and will transition to Lendio’s headquarters in Lehi, Utah, or its office in Woodbury, New York, when deemed safe to return to the workplace.