One company that has done exceptionally well during the pandemic is Amazon. They currently have more than 33,000 job openings for a variety of corporate and tech roles. Additionally, they also expect to have further openings for hourly positions in their operations network. These will come with a $15 minimum wage and up to 20 weeks of parental wage. The tech and corporate roles have an average salary package of $150,000. This is inclusive of stock compensation, and other benefits.
Amazon recently held a career day as a way of supporting different job seekers regardless of their experience or skills. It included 1000 recruiters offering specialist advice to and 20,000 professional coaching sessions. This will have huge benefits for individuals that may be feeling down due to recent unemployment, and this expert guidance may be what they need to get back on their feet.
The pandemic has forced many people to look for a new job, and the opportunities available at Amazon are well worth considering. Whilst other companies are looking to move to more flexible and remote working options, Amazon has continued with plans to expand their office space, and this will lead to a further 3,500 jobs in cities becoming available.
The e-commerce giant has seen its stock rise by around 77% over the past year, and they have plans to expand into innovative grocery stores and other ventures. They have called upon 175,000 people for temporary assistance during the pandemic to deal with the extra demand. It is also expected that they will have openings for the holidays. Those looking for seasonal jobs may also be interested in USPS where over 100,000 roles will be available. There will also be opportunities for these seasonal jobs to become permanent.