On Wednesday, October 21st, Amazon hiring leads Michelle Ellis and Victoria Harrison joined MAX to discuss the benefits of working at Amazon, review the company’s most pressing workforce needs, and provide insights into the company’s hiring process and practices. In doing so, they addressed a number of important questions for helping job seekers navigate the myriad of career opportunities available within the third-paty logistics industry giant’s growing enterprise.
Following are some examples of the questions covered:
- Where can we go to learn more about the career opportunities available at Amazon? Visit Amazon’s job site at https://amazon.force.com/.
- Can you provide a list of the work from home options? When searching the Amazon.jobs website search for “virtual” positions only. The jobs vary in every job category.
- What would a virtual job look like? You work from home for your shift (8 hours shift or 4-hour shift according to position). Amazon provides you with all electronic items needed (to include computer, monitor, etc.).
- Is there a dedicated point of entry for Veterans? Yes, Veterans can use the following website to explore career opportunities with Amazon: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/military.
- Do you provide interpretation services for candidates who do not speak English? Yes, interpretation services are available.
- Do you accept work eligibility for non-US citizens? Yes, with the proper documentation.
- Can you provide a list of documents needed? Visit https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents for the list of I-9 documents.
- Are there any positions for those interested in robotics? Yes, when searching Amazon’s job site (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/), search for “Robotics,” “Web Services” and “Artificial Intelligence.”
- Where can we go to find a list of Amazon’s most pressing workforce needs? Visit https://amazon.force.com/ to see Warehouse and other high volume positions.
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