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Company Overview: Amazon.com
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- $61.09 billion (2012)
- Seattle, WA
- Jeff Bezos
- Amazon.com is the world's largest online retailer. The company initially began as an online bookstore, but in time it diversified to sell other products including toys, music, movies, jewelry, video games, software, hardware, furniture, and more. In more recent years, the company also became a hardware manufacturer. It's Kindle e-book reader has been a huge success. Amazon reported more than $61 billion in revenue in 2012, and the company employs more than 88,000 people.
You can search and apply for jobs at Amazon directly through StartWire. When you apply through your StartWire account, we will let you know each time the status of your application changes. This means that you will always be able to tell when your application has been read, and if you are still being considered for the position that you applied for. We do everything that we can to keep you informed during your job search, and highly recommend applying through us so you can take advantage of these features. Apply now
If you prefer, you can apply for jobs through Amazon's hiring website. If you choose to apply through their site instead of ours, don't forget to come back to your StartWire account and tell us about it. By making use of our free job search tools, you can keep your account extremely organized and more efficient. This is one of the keys to a successful job search.
The Amazon job application is very user friendly. If you already have your resume and cover letter prepared, it shouldn't take more than 10-15 minutes of your time to complete.
For this application guide, we applied for a position as a Software Development Engineer. Though the application process should be pretty much identical for all jobs, it's possible that your application experience could vary a little bit depending on the position you are applying for.
At the beginning of the Amazon application, you will be presented with a few choices: You can login with your Facebook, Google+, or LinkedIn account, or you can create an account on their hiring site. The choice is entirely yours.
Next, you will have the opportunity to upload your resume. Providing your resume is required, so make sure that you have one together before you begin the application. If you haven't already, make sure that you take some time to customize your resume for the position that you are applying for. This is your opportunity to demonstrate exactly how your previous experiences have prepared you for the job that you are applying for.
Once your resume is uploaded, you will need to provide some personal information including your name, phone number, email address, street address, and education history. Before you begin the application, make sure that you have accurate graduation dates for all schools that you have completed. You will be asked for them, and it's likely that these are pieces of information that Amazon will validate before making any formal employment offers to you.
Now that your personal information is provided, you will have the opportunity to write a cover letter. Take your time with this. Your cover letter is the perfect spot to explain why you would love to work for Amazon, and talk about how your previous experiences have prepared you for the job. Make this letter as personal and informational as you possibly can. Don't rush.
With your cover letter provided, you have completed the Amazon application. Good luck!
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Amazon is an equal opportunity employer.
Jobs available at Amazon
There are far too many jobs available at Amazon to list all of them here. However, most can be organized into the following categories: account management, administrative support, advertising, business intelligence, business development, buying, customer service, database development, design, editorial, facilities, finance, hardware development, human resources, information technology, marketing, operations, product, sales, merchandising, training, website development, and engineering.
Amazon is a very large company. If you are really passionate about working for Amazon and you are willing to be patient, chances are good that there will eventually be an opening within the company that would make a great fit for your skills and experiences. Check back regularly to learn about new jobs as they're announced. Apply now
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994. He remains the CEO, President, and Chairman.
Amazon.com is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: AMZN). In 2012 they reported $61.09 billion in revenue, $676 million in operating income, $-39 million in net income, $32.5 billion in assets, and $8.19 billion in equity.