Employer Lead: Amazon Holiday Hiring

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Photo Credit: Ross Franklin/AP

Amazon has recently announced plans to hire 80,000 holiday workers through their national network of distribution centers.

Now is the time to focus on securing some of those opportunities for our clients.

Higher Peer Advisor and IRC Senior Employment Specialist Christina Caspersen learned that they require proof of a GED and strong English skills when she attended an HR briefing about the new distribution facility opening in Baltimore.

Here are links to three useful places to learn more.  Good luck!

  • NPR Announcement of Amazon hiring plans with great background information to add to your research:  Click here.
  • Amazon’s announcement of seasonal job openings across the country:  Click here.
  • What Amazon says in FAQ about their hiring process and the requirements Christina’s already heard about:  Click here.

(Higher has reluctantly joined the pre-halloween frenzy with our first holiday post.  Stay tuned for our annual holiday focus on special employment opportunities, but not until after Halloween!)




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