The world largest online retailer, Amazon is going to host its first ever Career Day in India on September 16, 2021. A virtual event will be organised in which the employees of Amazon will share their work experiences with the company. Andy Jassy who is a CEO of Amazon will also be present at the event.

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According to Business Standard report, that Amazon in its first Career Day will hire 8000 positions across 35 cities in India including Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gurgaon, and Mumbai. The other cities include Kolkata, Noida, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Pune, and Surat. The job openings will be available across corporate, technology, customer service, and operations roles.

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In an interview Deepti Varma, HR Leader, Corporate, APAC, and MENA, Amazon said that, “Our commitment in India is that we will create around 20 lakh direct and indirect jobs by 2025. We’ve already created around 10 lakh direct and indirect jobs. Even during the pandemic, we had nearly created around 3 lakh direct and indirect jobs across technologies, content creation, retail, logistics, and manufacturing. The whole Career Day event is designed to support all job seekers when they are looking for new jobs or sometimes they're also wanting to transition into a different career. This is an opportunity for them to understand Amazon better”.

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“Apart from India, Amazon is also hosting its job fest which is also known as Career Day in countries including Japan, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, UK, and Canada. “From the past two years, Career Day has been hosted in the US. Looking at the response the event was receiving across different Amazon geographies, we decided that we will scale it up beyond the U.S,” she added.

Apart from hiring for jobs, 140 Amazon recruiters will also conduct 2000 free, one on one career coaching sessions with job seekers in India.

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Amazon's  global senior vice-president and country head, Amit Agarwal is looking for interested developers who join us in this life time opportunity to transform India digitally. On the Career Day, he is looking forward to sharing long-term commitment to tapping in India in the 21st century, with job opportunities to empower and empower this legacy.