Virtual event attracted job seekers from over 170 countries
Amazon says it received more than 1 million applications during its third annual Career Day on Wednesday. The virtual event attracted job seekers from over 170 countries around the world.
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According to Amazon, more than 220,000 job seekers visited career day event site And he got a chance to consult with Amazon CEO Andy Jesse, top Wall Street executive Carla Harris, and New York Times best-selling author David Epstein. In addition, the event offered 30,000 personalized career coaching sessions with over 2,000 Amazon recruiters.
“We know that many people are looking for work right now, and many are looking to change their careers,” Beth Galetti, Amazon’s senior vice president of People Experience and Technology, said in a statement. “We are paying close attention to this and we feel uniquely positioned to help – not only because of the thousands of jobs open to us, but also because of the opportunity we provide for people to build a meaningful career. Amazon seems to be a great place to work for those who want the freedom to invent, the chance to make a big impact, and an inclusive workplace to do so. Join Careers Day to learn more about the jobs being offered.”
Amazon announced earlier this month that it was looking to fill more than 40,000 available incorporated And Technology roles and 125,000 open hours positions in its operations network.
Amazon’s vice president of workforce development, Ardeen Williams, previously told Granthshala Business that the corporate hiring push is focused on Amazon’s “fast-growing businesses,” which include Amazon Web Services, Amazon Ads, Amazon Alexa and Project Kuiper, which are broad-based. Broadband is an initiative to provide internet. Access through the launch of satellites into low Earth orbit.
Since announcing Career Day on September 1, Amazon has received more than 500,000 job applications for corporate, technical and hourly roles in the United States. Some of the most popular positions among job seekers for technical roles were software development, IT, support engineer and operations management.
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As of the end of the second quarter in June, Amazon reported a total workforce of approximately 1.33 million full- and part-time employees, excluding contractors and temporary workers.