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Amazon gears up for hosting its first-ever 'Career Day' in India Amazon Inda

Amazon gears up for hosting its first-ever 'Career Day' in India

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 02 Sep 2021, 12:59 pm

Kolkata/UNI: Amazon Thursday announced that it will be hosting its first-ever 'Career Day' in India on September 16 which will help it reach its goal of creating 20 lakh direct and indirect jobs.

This virtual and interactive event will bring together Amazon leadership and employees to share about Amazon as a working environment.

The e-commerce major recently announced that the company is looking to hire personnel for 8,000 direct jobs across 35 cities, 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 sessions like a fireside chat with Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy, who will delve into his own career experience and offer advice for job-seekers. Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President and Country Head of Amazon India will deliver the opening India keynote, followed by panel discussions with Amazon leaders and employees to decode ‘Life at Amazon'.

As part of the event, besides multiple global and India-focused sessions, 140 Amazon recruiters will conduct 2,000 free, one-on-one career coaching sessions with job seekers across the country, said a senior company official.

“The opportunity to invent on behalf of our customers and impact at massive scale makes Amazon a unique place for builders to thrive and grow one’s career,” said Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President, and Country Head, Amazon India.

The event will also feature a fireside chat with Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfilment Operations, APAC, MENA & LATAM, who will talk about the spectrum of work opportunities that Amazon creates across the country, including small cities.

The one-on-one free career coaching sessions with Amazon recruiters will be conducted over the two days of September 16 and 17.