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On-line Giant To Hire 50,000 at JOBS DAY Event Wednesday 8/2/17


Hoping to hire 50,000 full and part-time workers, the first “Jobs Day” event is happening Wednesday August 2 in ten cities across the U.S.

Amazon is opening at 8 am – 12 noon (local time) at ten fulfillment centers across the nation.  Anyone interested in a job can show up at a fulfillment center for a tour and apply. The company is advising applicants to bring ID and other information to fill out the application.

Here is where Amazon will be hosting events:

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Etna, Ohio
  • Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Hebron, Kentucky
  • Kent, Washington
  • Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Robbinsville, New Jersey
  • Romeoville, Illinois
  • Whitestown, Indiana
  • Buffalo, New York*
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma*

* not at fulfillment center, but also hosting Job Day event.

In January, Amazon announced that it would hire 100,000 workers across the USA through 2018.  Full-time workers can get benefits, like health insurance and retirement savings.  

Amazon also offers full-time workers a benefit called “Career Choice” which pays up to 95% of the cost of tuition for an in-demand field, like nursing or IT careers.  This is the first of the efforts, where Amazon is hoping to hire 50,000 workers IN ONE DAY!

For more information on the event, including fulfillment center addresses, or to apply online, visit Amazon Jobs Day.

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