Amazon.com Inc Hiring For Holiday Season

By Nina Settappa

October 16, 2012 Updated Oct 16, 2012 at 8:56 AM EDT

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.

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