Jobs at Amazon
Amazon.com is a giant in its field, and is one of the companies leading the way in internet based retailing.
Amazon jobs are diverse and the number of employees has continued to grow steadily with a noticeable jump this year of 43% of growth as compared to the past year. In the first quarter of this year, Amazon added 9,600 employees. Globally, Amazon now employs 351,000 people. The reason, according to the company, is because the company is now focusing on more fulfillment activity, a bigger network for transportation logistics, Amazon web services, as well as the requirement for more horsepower for Echo and Alexa, Amazon units.
Currently, where employee growth is concerned, Amazon does not show any signs of slowing down. The heart of Amazon is fulfillment. Amazon delivers to worldwide and it delivers hundreds of products. Employees at Amazon are considered to be some of the best at their jobs considering their myriad range of skill and expertise. With this in mind, Amazon has Fulfillment Centers around the world. There are a total of 80 of them which employ only the best and the brightest in order to keep it growing enough to satisfy its millions of customers.
Amazon prides itself, and rightly so, in doing things it has never done before including the products it has been releasing. Amazon is known for the huge list of products it supplies, as well as its ability to fulfill orders rapidly. According to Amazon, they are able to do this only because they excel at solving complex business and technical problems with ingenuity and simplicity. As far as Amazon is concerned, it is making history.
Amazon offers “work from home” options that are otherwise called virtual locations. Depending on the area one lives in and the qualification one possesses, one can avail themselves of these jobs. During interviews, one can find out if virtual jobs are available at a particular location.
One of the philosophies that Amazon adheres to is ownership. Employees are expected to take ownership of their jobs and deliver as promised. It is a hive of activity given the technologies it creates and the businesses it launches. Jobs available are always invention and progression driven.