E-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly set to hire 100,000 full and part-time employees in the U.S. and Canada, offering starting wages of at least $15 an hour.
Bloomberg reports that e-commerce giant Amazon is hiring 100,000 full and part-time employees in the U.S. and Canada with starting wages of $15 an hour. The new jobs include benefits and sign-on bonuses of as much as $1,000 in select cities and access to training programs within the company.
The new wave of hirings is in addition to the 33,000 corporate and technology hires that Amazon announced last week. Amazon plans to open 100 new operations buildings starting in September including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sorting centers, and other sites according to the company.
Amazon has been adding jobs globally as its business and market valuation have soared during the coronavirus pandemic. The company increased its number of full and part-time employees by