Amazon to go big with 70,000 holiday employees

Before customers start going on their online shopping sprees, Amazon is going to go on a hiring spree with 70,000 full-time employees.

Amazon is about to go on a massive hiring spree ahead of the holiday season.

The ecommerce giant announced Tuesday that it plans to hire 70,000 full-time workers for its fulfillment centers to keep up with increased demand during the holidays. Amazon says that represents a 40% increase from last year’s seasonal hiring, suggesting that the company is optimistic about growing consumer demand this year.

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