Amazon plans to hire over 40,000 business and tech jobs on Career Day 2021



As part of its hiring wave, tech giant Amazon is looking to recruit from more than 220 locations across the United States, as well as tens of thousands of hourly positions in Amazon’s network of operations.

Bigger in e-commerce, Amazon has just announced its plans for its Career Day 2021 (slated for September 15), where more than 40,000 jobs in business and tech roles will be available at more than 220 sites. company in the United States. This is in addition to the “tens of thousands of hourly positions in Amazon’s network of operations, “according to the company’s press release.

As part of its Career Day, Amazon will offer candidates the opportunity to participate in one of over 20,000 personalized career coaching sessions with an Amazon recruiter. Recruiters will offer guidance to those interested in entry-level positions in Amazon’s logistics network, corporate roles in its 18 Tech Hubs, as well as engineering, sustainability, science and technology roles. data, marketing, HR and finance that support Alexa, Amazon Web Services. (AWS), Operations Technology, Prime Video, and many more.

One-on-one career coaching sessions will also be offered to ‘thousands’ of Amazon employees who wish to advance their careers within the company or elsewhere, as well as to learn more about company-funded development programs. and available to help them access higher education. -paid and sought-after jobs.

Andy Jassy, ​​CEO of Amazon, said of the event, “Amazon continues to grow rapidly and relentlessly invent in many areas, and we hope that Career Day will provide job seekers and current Amazon employees with support. that they need to learn new skills or reinvent their careers at Amazon or elsewhere. “

While many industries have struggled under the economic pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic and had to lay off workers. Amazon is in the midst of a hiring wave – in fact, it has hired more than 450,000 workers since the start of the pandemic. While people were locked away at home, demand for the tech company boomed.

According to Statista, Amazon employs nearly 1.3 million full-time and part-time employees worldwide, according to its 2020 earnings report, up from 798,000 a year earlier.

According to the press release, of the more than 400,000 hired in the United States in 2020, more than 60% are now paid more than they were in their previous job.

Of the new employees hired on Amazon’s operations network, nearly 30,000 joined Amazon from manufacturing, another 19,000 from traditional retail, and 16,500 from education and healthcare, among others. The company received more than 30 million applications for positions at Amazon in 2020, nearly double the number in 2019.

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