Amazon has 37,000 job listings — maybe its most ever — in Seattle, India and across the globe
At one point last week, Amazon had about 37,200 job listings around the world.That’s the most listings the Seattle company has posted on its Amazon.jobs career site in at least 15 months, a company spokesperson said — and may be the most ever, though a system update prevents easy comparisons to earlier periods.Amazon is seeking everyone from hourly warehouse workers to top-paid machine-learning experts, underscoring the breadth and scope of the company’s operations and ambition. The listings provide a rough map of Amazon’s near-term growth priorities across businesses and geographies.Amazon’s ...
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From suburban bubble to urban bustle: McDonald's and other companies find hiring boon in moving HQ to the city
CHICAGO — When Nubia Murray moved to Chicago from Manhattan three years ago to take a corporate job at McDonald’s in suburban Oak Brook, Ill., she didn’t realize what a culture shock it would be to go “from subway fights to Pleasantville.”The sprawling corporate campus, lush with fountains and greenery, was lovely but felt “stuck in time,” said the 35-year-old global marketing manager. Spread out over four buildings in an 88-acre suburban idyll, employees would often drive or take a shuttle to meet with colleagues from other business units.The energy shift has been palpable since the fast food...