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Amazon hires over 50,000 Workers for the 2012 Holiday Season

Amazon adds 50,000 seasonal workers to handle the holiday shopping spike.

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Amazon hires over 50,000 Workers for the 2012 Holiday Season

Amazon is getting ready for the 2012 Holiday shopping season and hires 50,000 seasonal workers. This number is slightly higher than last year. In comparison, Macy's is adding 80,000 seasonal workers . Brick-and-Mortar stores are just more labor intensive than online stores. Amazon needs most seasonal workers in their warehouses. They need to package the crazy amounts of packages that are getting ordered during Black Friday and the weeks ahead of Christmas.

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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