Amazon plans to hire 1,800 new corporate and technology employees at its Canadian offices in 2021, including its Vancouver and Toronto Tech Hubs. Recently Amazon announced it would expand its footprint in Vancouver, leasing 1.1 million sq. ft. of office space at the old Canada Post building.
Check Out These Resources
- Do you need a business bank account for your online business? Take a look at our review of the five best bank accounts for sellers, some of which are free with no minimum balance or deposits. [sponsored]
- Boost your social media engagement with Publer. Learn how you can save time writing engaging content faster with AI. [sponsored]
- Could your online business use capital for growth? Here is a primer on revenue-based loans, and how they work.
The new hires mark the latest milestone as the company continues to invest to meet customer demand and pursue a long-term mission to be Earth’s Best Employer.
The 1,800 new hires will support teams across Amazon, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, and Retail and Operations Technology. More than 1,500 positions are currently open on amazon.
“Amazon is proud to create good jobs that provide opportunities for employees to develop new skills and grow their careers while innovating on behalf of customers.”Jesse Dougherty, Amazon VP and Vancouver site lead.
Amazon in Canada
For 2021, Amazon did postpone Prime Day for an undetermined period due to Covid restrictions in the country. But that has not stopped Amazon from expanding its operations in Canada.
Amazon employs more than 23,000 full- and part-time employees at the company’s fulfillment centers, corporate offices, development centers, and other facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec.
Between 2010 and 2019, Amazon invested more than $11 billion (CDN) in Canada, including infrastructure and compensation to employees.
Subscribe to Our Newsletter
We do not sell your information.
You can unsubscribe at any time.
Head over to our Facebook Group for Small Business Marketplace Sellers and interact with us and other small business owners. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn to stay up to date with relevant news and business insights for your online business.