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Amazon announces 20,000 jobs in India

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E-commerce platform Amazon announced on Sunday close to 20,000 employment opportunities in its customer service department in India. Here’s everything you need to know about :

  • The announcement made in the time when Amazon CE0 Jeff Bezos’ visited India.
  • Bezos said that the company planned to invest $1 billion. To help bring 10 million traders and small, and medium-sized businesses across India online.
  • Bezos also mention that they are investing to create a million new jobs in India over the next five years. And they’ve seen huge contributions from their employees, extraordinary creativity from the small businesses they’ve partnered with.
  • Bezos said that ” we’ve seen huge contributions from our employees, extraordinary creativity from the small businesses we’ve partnered with. we’re excited about what lies ahead” .
  • Another beneficial thing about this announcement is majority of the posts are part of the firm’s virtual customer service programme . That provides” work from home” options.
  • The new posts are available across 11 Indian cities. Including Kolkata, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Hyderabad and others.
  • Before this announcement, Amazon created at least 50,000 temporary job opportunities in India.
  • Earlier on this year, Amazon had announced that it intent to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025 .
  • Amazon notices increase in search for products like electronic items, home appliances and much more from consumer.
  • The formation of the new job post come because of the increase in demand for amazon products.
  • Amazon’s investments have entitled 700,000 jobs over the last seven years in India.
  • Akshay Prabhu, director at customer service, Amazon India said “We are evaluating hiring needs across the customer service organization in response to the growing customer demand. We estimate that customer traffic will further grow over the next six months with the onset of Indian and global holiday seasons,”
  • The new posts are going to open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangaluru Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow.
  • Amazon’s also said that the employees will have the option of working from home for most of the posts.
  • The eligibility criteria for these jobs include at least educational qualification of 12th standard pass and skill in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu or Kannada.
  • A report says that the jobs would pay around Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 per month to an individual employee.
  • The temporary posts will be applicable for there to six months.
  • Employees will need to serve to the issues of customers through various mediums. Including email, chat, social media, and phones.
  • The new posts offered by Amazon are temporary. But the company said that some of the temporary posts will change into permanent positions at the end of the year. After analyzing the performance of the candidates and the company’s requirements.
  • Interested candidates can apply for the job by calling on 1800-208-9900 or drop an email to [email protected]

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