Amazon is planning to Hire 30,000 people

Amazon recently announced its Career Day event that will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The company said, “Discover how you can come to build the future with us at an Amazon Career Day event near you.” 

The bad news is the events are only being held in six cities. Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, Seattle and Arlington, VA. If you’re near one of these cities, it would be worth checking out.
If you can’t make the event, don’t worry – you still have a chance to work for Amazon. to see all open jobs with Amazon. There are even some work-from-home opportunities.

Why these Amazon job fairs are important

If you attend the Amazon job fair, you can learn about over 30,000 positions that are needed to be filled. That includes full and part-time jobs.
And these aren’t temporary, seasonal jobs that normally get filled to ramp up over the holidays. We’re talking about permanent positions that come with benefits.
Open positions range from warehouse workers that make at least $15 per hour to software engineers that can earn over $100,000 per year.
You might not know this, but Amazon has a $15 minimum wage. So, if you’re looking to get in on the ground floor or just want a part-time gig to make some extra money, this could be a good opportunity.

Here are some of the  jobs Amazon is looking to fill:

  • Software development
  • Sales, advertising and account management
  • Project management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Finance and accounting
  • Editorial, writing and content management
  • Customer service
  • Database administration