Amazon pledges to create 100,000-plus jobs
Amazon is promising to create more than 100,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs across the U.S. over the next 18 months.
The new additions will take the U.S. full-time workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to more than 280,000 by mid-2018. The new jobs will be nationwide and cut across functions from software developers and engineers to entry-level positions, the company said.
The Seattle-based company says the positions are for workers across the country and across all skill and experience levels. Most of the positions will be at fulfillment centers, including new ones under construction in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas. The new employees will also work in areas like cloud technology, machine learning and advanced logistics.