Amazon will add 120,000 seasonal employees for the holidays this year, up 20 percent from last year’s holiday season surge. It’s not unusual for companies like Amazon to add thousands of workers in the final quarter of the year. Big retailers are particularly in need of extra helpers during the holiday season because of the surge in online sales. Amazon’s increase in workers, however, is gigantic compared to its biggest competitors.
E-commerce giant's seasonal hires mark a 20 percent boost from the 100,000 extra workers it added a year ago
Oct 13 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said it would hire more than 120,000 seasonal workers in the United States for the holiday season, 20 percent more than last year, highlighting the growing threat the e-commerce giant poses to tradi...
Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire 20% more seasonal workers for its U.S. warehouses this holiday season as some competitors have kept hiring steady.