Amazon Announced It Will Hold a Career Day That is Open to All Job Seekers

Amazon’s Career Day on September 16 will include a team of 1,000 Amazon recruiters offering 20,000 career coaching sessions, according to the tech giant’s press release. The sessions are free of charge.

Amazon currently has 33,000 job openings for corporate and tech roles and says it will share “thousands of additional hourly roles in Amazon’s Operations network” soon. All of the new employees for these roles will be paid at least minimum wage at $15 per hour with up to 20 weeks of parental leave.

The employees who fill the corporate and tech roles will receive an average pay of $150,000, including salary, stock-based compensation and benefits, an Amazon spokesperson told CNN Business.

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“With many people left unemployed by the economic impact of Covid-19 and searching for new jobs, Career Day is designed to support all job seekers, regardless of their level of experience, professional field, or background — or whether they are looking for a job at Amazon or another company,” Amazon said in its press release. Amazon conducted a survey and found that 53% of Americans have been forced to look for a new job because of Covid-19…  CNN Business

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