According to foreign media, Amazon announced on Tuesday that he will hire more than 2,000 seasonal workers in Colorado to help them fill out and deliver orders during the holiday season. A month before the peak season, related preparations have already begun.
More than 2,000 jobs will be located at Amazon’s distribution centers in Aurora and Sandton, Colorado, and distribution centers around the city. Applicants can apply online or directly into one of the company’s areas. Amazon said he expects to offer hundreds of jobs on the spot and promises that seasonal jobs may also be “the beginning of a long-term career.” Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older. person.
There is still about one month from this year’s sales season, but online shopping is just one of the big battles. Under the online, retailers have higher expectations for the holiday season and are more prepared.
It is understood that in the United States, retailers are desperately looking for nearly 700,000 seasonal workers needed this year. Target said it plans to hire 120,000 seasonal workers, a figure that is 20% higher than last year. West Department Store said it plans to add eight more workers, and Coles Department began the “earlier than ever” campaign, which began recruiting seasonal workers in July.
In this seasonal employee recruitment, Amazon’s plan in Colorado has a new advantage. From November 1st, he will raise the minimum wage for workers to $15 an hour, and this plan will undoubtedly affect thousands. Tens of thousands of Colorado workers.
Amazon said it will offer a new salary that is more than twice the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, nearly 50% higher than Colorado’s current minimum wage of $10.20 an hour. Not only that, this relatively high minimum wage will apply to all workers, whether full-time, part-time or temporary, or even employees of the subsidiary’s Whole Foods supermarket.
“We listened to the opinions of critics, seriously considered what we wanted to do, and decided that we wanted to lead,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a blog post: “We are excited about this change, And encourage our competitors and other large employers to join in.”
To better prepare for the peak season, Amazon is preparing to hire an additional 100,000 workers to handle the backlog of holiday orders. Are you ready as a seller?