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Amazon to add 5,000 jobs in UK

Monday 20 February 2017 | 08:32 CET | News
Amazon UK announced plans to create more than 5,000 full-time jobs this year, taking the company's total UK workforce to over 24,000. The company said the new jobs will be for people with all types of experience—from software developers, engineers and technicians, to those seeking entry-level positions and on-the-job training. The company will work to hire as many individuals as possible from seasonal positions into these new permanent roles; over 10,000 of the company's 19,000 current employees started with the company in a seasonal role. Amazon also announced a new apprenticeship programme,

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: United Kingdom
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