BABC member Amazon promotes employees; opens new seasonal jobs
October 27, 2020 at 8:22 AM EDT In addition, as part of Amazon’s commitment to investing in the long-term success of its employees and impact on communities, the company announced it has provided upskilling training for more than 30,000 employees through its Career Choice program, which pre-pays tuition and provides on-site classrooms to help employees pursue a career in high-demand fields
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2020-- Amazon today announced it has promoted more than 35,000 Operations employees in 2020, that 30,000 employees have taken advantage of Amazon’s Career Choice program, and that it’s creating an additional 100,000 seasonal jobs. With more than 12 million Americans out of work according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics1 these new seasonal roles in several locations across the US and Canada will complement its regular full- and part-time positions. Amazon offers jobs for people of all backgrounds and skill levels, and these 100,000 new, seasonal jobs offer opportunities for pay incentives, benefits, and a path to a longer-term career, or can simply provide extra income and flexibility during the holiday season.