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The company is opening up 10 of its fulfillment centers on Jobs Day from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. local time, and plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers.
Jobs Day events will be held at Amazon’s fulfillment centers in Baltimore, Md.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Etna, Ohio; Fall River, Mass.; Hebron, Ky.; Kenosha, Wis.; Kent, Wash.; Robbinsville, N.J.; Romeoville, Ill.; and Whitestown, Ind.
Amazon will also be hosting off-site Jobs Day events from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. local time in Buffalo, N.Y. and Oklahoma City, Okla.
Amazon also unveiled last week its plans to open its second Michigan fulfillment center in Romulus. The 855,000-square-foot facility will create over 1,500 full-time associate roles.
As of the second quarter of 2017, Amazon had a total of 382,400 employees (full-time and part-time, excluding contractors and temporary personnel), a 42.2 percent year-over-year increase.
The company’s net income for the quarter totaled $197 million, down from $857 million for the second quarter of 2016, while net sales rose 25 percent year-over-year to $38 billion.