Amazon announced that it’ll host its first-ever Career Day in India on September 16. This virtual and interactive event will compile Amazon leadership and employees to share what makes Amazon an exciting workplace, what’s it wish to work here and the way the corporate is steadfast in its commitment to assist India unleash its true potential within the 21st century.
Amazon also announced it’s currently hiring for quite 8000 direct job openings across 35 cities within the country, including cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Kolkata, Noida, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Pune, Surat. These job opportunities are spread across corporate, technology, customer service, and operations roles.
Career Day will feature interesting and informative sessions including a hearth chat with Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, who will share his own career experience and advice for job-seekers. Amit Agarwal, Global Senior vice chairman and Country Head of Amazon India will deliver the opening India keynote, followed by exciting panel discussions with Amazon leaders and employees to decode ‘Life at Amazon’, its unique workplace culture and what makes Amazon an excellent place to figure at.
As a part of the event, besides multiple global and India-focused sessions, 140 Amazon recruiters will conduct 2000 free, one-on-one career coaching sessions with job seekers across the country. The recruiters will offer advice on the way to approach the work search process effectively, resume-building skills, and interview tips which will help candidates in their look for right jobs.
Amazon today employs over 1 lakh professionals across diverse areas like engineering, applied sciences, business management, supply chain, operations, finance, HR to analytics, content creation and acquisition, marketing, land , corporate security, video, music and lots of more. India is that the second-largest technology hub for Amazon with Indian talent innovating for not just India, but also globally.
Through other exciting panel discussions, attendees also will have the chance to listen to from Amazon employees who will share their experience about career transitions, driving innovation, and dealing on transformational projects, and therefore the peculiar Amazon culture stemming from the ‘Day One’ mindset.
Amazon is committed to make 20 lakh direct and indirect jobs in India by 2025, and has cumulatively created 10 lakh jobs in India, so far. Amazon will still align with the government’s focus to further job creation and skilling initiatives across the country, and help maximize the demographic dividend of our nation, riding on the massive youth population. The one-on-one free career coaching sessions with Amazon recruiters are going to be conducted over the 2 days of 16 and 17 September.
Amazon Career Day begins at 10:00 am IST on 16 September.
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