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Amazon is hiring 100,000 new employees to handle order growth

Amazon is hiring 100,000 new employees to handle order growth
Amazon is hiring 100,000 new employees to handle order growth
Amazon announced yesterday that 100,000 new employees would be hired for warehouses, logistics and shipping. The number only refers to the USA. It is currently still unknown whether a similar increase is planned in other countries as well. In Europe too, the corona-afflicted people are increasingly turning to the Internet and online orders.
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Since public life is almost closed and people are advised to stay at home, avoid human contacts and thus slow down the uninhibited spread of the coronavirus, many people are increasingly on the Internet.

In Italy, for example, the Telekom saw an increase in usage of 70 percent, the increased numbers can be seen in every online area, but above all in the streaming services and online orders. Amazon had recently announced that the delivery of goods via Prime will probably be delayed soon due to the unusually high demand.

In order to cope with the large number of goods orders and deliveries, Amazon has now announced, at least in the United States, that it plans to employ 100,000 new warehouse employees and distributors. It is also aimed deliberately at people who currently have to pause their normal work in the areas of gastronomy, travel and entertainment. To attract new employees, Amazon increases its minimum wage by $ 2 to $ 15 until April at least.

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A C64 marked my entry into the world of PCs. I spent my student internship in the repair department of a computer shop and at the end of the day I was allowed to assemble my own 486 PC from “workshop remnants”. As a result of this, I later studied computer science at the Humboldt University in Berlin, with psychology also being added to my studies. After my first job as a research assistant at the university, I went to London for a year and worked for Sega in computer game translation quality assurance. This included working on games such as Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and Company of Heroes. I have been writing for Notebookcheck since 2017.
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Christian Hintze, 2020-03-17 (Update: 2020-03-17)