Amazon Career Day – More Than 200,000 Applications for Jobs at Amazon

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that since announcing Career Day last week the company has received more than 208,000 job applications online for roles in the U.S. Yesterday, Amazon held Career Day events in Arlington, Va., Boston, Nashville, Dallas, Chicago, and Seattle to help candidates learn more about opportunities at Amazon.

Amazon Career Day highlights include:

  • Thousands of job seekers visited Amazon’s Career Day events across the country, with more than 5,000 visitors in Arlington, Va., the site of the company’s second headquarters in North America.
  • Since announcing Career Day, Amazon received over 208,000 applications for roles in the U.S. – more than 18 job applications every minute.
  • Amazon recruiters conducted more than 4,500 interview-training sessions with candidates and reviewed over 7,000 resumes on-site providing tips to candidates on how to best highlight their experience and skills.

“People across the country understand the value of Amazon jobs with $15 minimum wage, full benefits from day one, and upskilling opportunities, and they demonstrated that by submitting more than 208,000 applications for careers at Amazon in the past week,” said Beth Galetti, Senior Vice President of HR at Amazon.

In addition to learning about the variety and availability of jobs at Amazon, attendees also discovered how they can start their business using Amazon’s services and tools – from joining the more than one million small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. that sell their products on Amazon, to publishing their book and monetizing their creative ideas, to creating their own delivery company by becoming an AmazonDelivery Service Partner.

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