World business: Amazon currently is expanding its workforce by giving 3,000 jobs in Boston. The jobs would include technology, AI, and software development roles.
Varieties of work
Besides, the jobs also including HR, finance, and web services, robotics, pharmacy, and Alexa divisions.
Therefore Amazon’s hiring spree continues during the pandemic, due to the record demand and rising profits.
More opportunities in future
Amazon will apply a second workforce at Walmart. They plan to hire people in the next few years. There will be 400 roles are ready to open in the Boston area.
Based at existing Hub
Amazon said there has around 3,700 staff. However, it has also an additional 17-story office building in the city’s Seaport District.
Besides, the site would also have a community dog park, ground-floor retail space, and two theatres for local residents.
It is also set to open a slightly smaller building in the Seaport district later this year that can hold 2,000 employees.
High demand in working
Demand has hit record levels for the e-commerce giant during the pandemic.
This is because many stores close and demand decrease. Hence, the net profit for the third quarter, roughly tripled, to $6.33 billion.
As a result, Amazon has been on a hiring spree. It added 400,000 new jobs in 2020, held a hiring day to fill 33,000 roles.
Protest for healthcare
In October, former Amazon employees calling for free healthcare, protective equipment and cleaning supplies. Besides, they also require hazard pay.
They also accused the company of spying on its staff and undermining their right to unionize, which the company denied.
The majority of Amazon employees are generally satisfied with their jobs>This also including with the level of compensation they receive.
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