E-commerce platforms have faced a heavy loss, during the initial days of lockdown but now, slow easing of regulations has allowed resuming large part of operations and created a boost in demand for jobs. This gives a smile to all the job seekers in the amidst of unprecedented situations.
The Biggest online retail giant -“Amazon.com, Inc.”, is an American multinational conglomerate technology company based in Seattle. It focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.
Amazon Hiring Boosts Demand
Amazon Inc India said it would hire 50,000 temporary workers to meet the surge in the online shopping in the country, to help most of the customers, who are stuck in the home for the past two months due to lockdown.
Amazon senior executive Akhil Saxena said in a statement on the company’s blog “We want to continue helping customers all over India get everything they need so they can continue to practice social distancing,”
This will also help most of the people to find jobs and continue their safe working environment.
In the US, Amazon has seen a major surge in orders due to the pandemic, the company has hired 175,000 additional workers.
In India, the company has doubled the pay for delivery and warehouse workers.
The new jobs will include part-time flexible work opportunities for workers through its recently launched Amazon Flex service.
The company also said on Thursday it plans to enter the food delivery business in India, competing against well-established startups such as Swiggy and Zomato.
This move is going to take India’s gig economy into the next level, which is much essential to lift the economy. Currently India is under the 7th level in the talent pool of graduates in Science and Engineering.
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