Amazon hires 100,000 employees in US, Canada to increase online shopping


Amazon on Monday announced the hiring of 100,000 workers across North America as it is running to avoid an onslaught of orders.

Shopping Gometh plans to rent full and part-time affiliates throughout the US and Canada with benefits starting at a minimum wage of $ 15 per hour, as well as sign-on bonuses of up to $ 1,000 in select cities. This comes in addition to the inauguration for 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.

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The majority of the roles announced Monday will be at the company’s 100 new warehouse and operations sites that are opening this month, said Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations at Amazon.

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The company is “serving customers better by expanding their footprint where they live” at a time when customers are already relying more on the e-commerce site.

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The company has been inundated with orders since the epidemic earlier this year. By March, the company quickly announced its first hiring race to avoid order overload, as many people were forced to shop at home and online. In the three months ending June 30, revenue grew 40% to 88.9 billion, compared to $ 63.4 billion recorded a year earlier.

Amazon asked to help it open more than 75 new fulfillment, retrenchment centers, regional air hubs and delivery stations in North America this year.

Clarke said the expansion comes with an “unwavering commitment to safety” for its workers amid the ongoing epidemic.

“Our new team members have already completed more than 1,200,000 hours of safety training, with an expectation of over 500,000 hours, to ensure that in addition to fast and efficient delivery to our customers, we offer our staff “Partners,” he said.

Amazon said work is already underway for new roles.

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