Amazon maxed out, hiring another 75K employees


Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that they are adding 75,000 more jobs, “to help meet customer demand and assist existing employees fulfilling orders for essential products”.

Earlier today Reuters reported that Amazon stopped accepting new online grocery customers amid surging demand. The company says it will relegate all new online grocery customers to a wait list while it works to add capacity. Amazon said its online grocery order capacity has increased by more than 60% during the outbreak

On March 16, Amazon announced they would invest over $350 million globally on wage increases during the coronavirus pandemic and would hire an additional 100,000 people. Today they added that “100,000 jobs pledge is filled” and “are going to continue to hire, creating an additional 75,000 jobs to help serve customers”

You can apply at, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) share price is up on this news. On Apr 13, 11:09 EDT one stock is valued at $2.116 and it is getting close to all-time-high price of $2,185.95.