Everybody knows that Amazon is huge, but it may come as a surprise to find out just how huge they are. With 109,800 employees, they’re bigger than Microsoft.
Amazon today released its Q3 2013 earnings report. Among all the financial figures showing a second straight quarterly loss was a very big milestone: the Seattle-based company now employs 109,800 people around the world as of September 30, 2013.
Why is this significant? Not only has it passed the six-figure mark, but it has done so at a blistering rate; Amazonâ€™s employee growth is frankly staggering.