Amazon has announced that it will host its first-ever Career Day in India on September 16. This virtual and interactive event will bring together Amazon leadership and employees to share what makes Amazon an exciting workplace. They will talk about their experience of career transitions, driving innovation, working on transformational projects, and the peculiar Amazon culture stemming from the ‘Day One’ mindset.
“It is humbling to see how innovation led by Amazonians is impacting daily lives and livelihoods, with more customers and businesses relying on us than ever before. We are just getting started, and we are seeking passionate builders out there to join us in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to digitally transform India. This Career Day, we look forward to sharing our long-term commitment to tapping into India’s potential in the 21st century, and career opportunities to empower and enable this legacy, ” shares Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President and Country Head, Amazon India.
This event will feature interesting and informative sessions including a fireside chat with Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy, who will share his own career experience and advice for job-seekers. Amit Agarwal will deliver the opening India keynote, followed by exciting panel discussions with Amazon leaders and employees to decode ‘Life at Amazon’. Along with 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 and will offer advice on effectively approaching the job search process, resume-building skills, and interview tips. These one-on-one free career coaching sessions with Amazon recruiters will be conducted over two days on 16 and 17 September.
The company is also currently hiring for more than 8000 direct job openings across 35 cities in the country, including 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.