Amazon brings up 20,000 job openings amid COVID-19 crisis
Amazon India has made an exclusive statement that it has opened close to 20,000 seasonal employment opportunities. Which shall be operating in its customer service organization.
Amazon employs 20,000 new job openings for its divisional teams. Amazon India has made an exclusive statement that it employs close to 20,000 seasonal employment opportunities. Which shall be operating in its customer service organization. Most of the positions are part of the firm’s virtual customer service program. Which provides work from home options as well. The new positions are open across 11 locations in the country including Kolkata, Pune and Hyderabad.
However, the announcement comes later after Amazon created nearly 50,000 temporary job opportunities in India. Also across its customer fulfillment and delivery networks. This is especially the kind of economic encouragement the world need to see. MNC’s like Oyo Hotels and Microsoft that have fired workers over revenue failures are discouraging. This effort will enable economies to stand back on their feet.
“Employment Is Key”- Jeff Bezos
Since Corona Virus cases are surging in the country. Consumers are increasingly resorting to online shopping to meet their consumption needs. After e-commerce firms resumed full operations in the country. Companies declared an escalation in consumer search for products. Like electronic items, home appliances, casual wear and other work-from-home enablers.
Launch of sale events by online firms may be an indicator of significant consumer demand. Amazon recently concluded a seven-day sale. Bur the creation of the fresh job roles come amidst expectations of a continued rise in demand going forward.
“We estimate that customer traffic will further scale up over the next six months. With the onset of Indian and global holiday seasons.” Said Akshay Prabhu the Director at customer service, Amazon India. “Based on the candidate’s performance as well as business needs. A percentage of the present temporary positions are likely to be converted into permanent positions. Towards the end of the year.” The company actuated.
Moreover, this year, Jeff Bezos led Amazon away. He had announced that it plans to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025. Firstly through continued investments in technology, infrastructure and its logistics network. Therefore, Amazon’s investments have enabled nearly 700,000 jobs over the past seven years in India.