Amazon.com Inc Hiring For Holiday Season

By Nina Settappa

October 16, 2012 Updated Oct 16, 2012 at 7:56 AM EST

UNDATED, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Amazon.com Inc. is looking to hire 50,000 temporary workers.

The temp workers will fill positions at the company's order fulfillment centers across the U.S. The online retailer expects "thousands" of those it hires to stay on full time.

Tuesday's announcement follows hiring announcements from major retailers. Macy's Inc. plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to add 50,000. Toys R Us Inc. plans to hire 45,000 workers this year.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.