On September 16, Amazon will host its annual Career Day. Last year the event drew 17,000 people in 6 cities. This year, the event will be virtual. The online retailer says there are 33,000 corporate and tech jobs available across the U.S. That doesn't include the thousands of open positions in its operations network, which it will also be looking to fill. Amazon's Career Day will include career coaching sessions, panel discussions, and interviews with executives.
Amazon has been criticized for its treatment of workers in the past, and those complaints only increased when the coronavirus arrived in the United States. Career Day gives the online retailer a chance to highlight its high minimum wage and benefits.
"We've created more jobs in the US over the past decade than any other company – and we are continuing to hire people from all backgrounds and at all skill levels," said Beth Galetti, senior vice president human resources at Amazon, in a press release.