Amazon is looking to hire 100,000 new employees for its warehouse and delivery operations in the U.S.
to keep up with demand during the current coronavirus outbreak, the company said today.
Workers in its U.S.
fulfillment centers will also get an extra $2 per hour through the end of April.
Why is Amazon hiring so much?
Short answer is Amazon is trying to control each part of the delivery service from warehouse to doorstep. The only option that is end to end delivery is UPS, so the other two, flex and USPS requires Amazon to move the items through their warehouse system on their own. This is mainly why they have been hiring so much.
What is Amazon hiring for?
Amazon To Hire 100,000 Workers To Meet ‘Surge In Demand’ Amazon plans to add full- and part-time U.S. workers for warehouses and delivery as more customers turn to online shopping for supplies because they’re isolated at home.
Is Amazon hiring full time?
Amazon is hiring over 30,000 workers in these 6 US cities. Both part- and full-time jobs are up for grabs and will work out of the company’s headquarters, tech hubs, data centers and fulfillment centers. Pay starts at the company’s minimum wage of $15 per hour.
Is working at Amazon worth it?
Of the 25,009 current and former employees who have submitted Amazon reviews on Glassdoor, 74% said that they would recommend the company to a friend. Amazon also rates favorably on Glassdoor in other categories including CEO approval, culture and values, work-life balance, benefits, and career opportunities.