Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to hire 33,000 people in tech and corporate positions in the month ahead.
The retail giant said the hiring is different from its typical seasonal staffing ahead of the holiday season, according to The Associated Press.
The hiring comes as Amazon is one of the only companies to see improved business during the pandemic. As demand for online delivery increased, the company saw its revenues and profits reach all-time highs in April and June.
The new positions will be based at the company’s various offices around the nation, including Seattle, New York, Denver and Phoenix. New hires will start off working from home, but the company intends for them to eventually begin office work, according to the AP.
A planned second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., area remains on the agenda, Ardine