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A four-pawed step for a corgi, one giant leap for workplace culture
Rufus' human parents remember life with Amazon's first canine staffer. Meet rufus
Working at Amazon
We seek top talent from all industries and a range of backgrounds, from MBA graduates to veterans and military spouses, who join our offices around the world. People who succeed at Amazon have something in common—they are customer-centric, they are leaders and they are innovators.

What a longtime Amazonian told his daughter before her Amazon interview

SPOILER: He shared the same advice he'd given to strangers - a key tip for anyone aspiring to work at Amazon.

6 things that make Amazon a "Best Workplace for Innovators"

Innovation takes place as a part of everyday work. Everyone at Amazon is a builder, and everyone is here because of their desire to deconstruct, and create, on behalf of our customers.

Select awards & recognition

Since day one we have strived to be the Earth’s most customer centric company, so we’re always excited to be recognized for the work we do on behalf of customers.

Amazon opens new Tech Hub in Houston

New office will include space for 150 Amazon Web Services employees doing everything from software engineering and data analytics to marketing and sales.

Big hair? Restless mind? Authors tell kids to love their true selves.

The children who saw Crystal Swain-Bates and Dav Pilkey at Amazon's 2019 Bring Your Kids to Work Day got the message that they should revel in the things that make them different.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

Tour an Amazon warehouse

Go behind the scenes to learn how Amazon gets your packages to you so quickly.

New robots, new jobs

Innovation is opening up new career paths in Amazon warehouses.

Skills today for tomorrow’s jobs

Amazon pledges to upskill 100,000 U.S. employees by 2025 through programs like Amazon Technical Academy.

How a door became a desk, and a symbol of Amazon

Today, Amazon offices around the world are filled with door desks, based on Bezos’ early design.

A tech job without college

Amazon’s A2Tech program enables associates to build new career paths in technology.

How Amazon hires

The story (and song) behind Amazon’s Bar Raiser Program

Hiring in Arlington

Amazon leases new space in Arlington, VA and starts hiring to create 400 jobs in 2019.

The stories behind the peculiar building names at Amazon's headquarters

Bigfoot, Houdini, and Nessie have all taken up residence on Amazon’s Seattle urban campus, but how did they end up there?
Our Leadership Principles
Our Leadership Principles aren't inspirational wall hanging.
These Principles work hard, just like we do.
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Amazon's leadership principles displayed on a wall in our Washington DC office

Start your Amazon career

We take our Leadership Principles seriously—we use them every day.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opens first robotics fulfillment center in Canada

Today, Amazon had the pleasure of hosting Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, for the official launch of Amazon's first robotics fulfillment center (FC) in Canada.

Decentralized innovation

As tech becomes increasingly coastal, Amazon continues to hire in tech hubs across North America.
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Helping employees pursue new careers through Career Choice

Giving employees the skills and training that enable them to leave Amazon.

Congratulations, Career Choice graduates!

The latest group of Amazon Career Choice graduates are being honored at their schools' graduation ceremonies.

Amazonians speak up

Employees share their experiences working in Amazon fulfillment centers.
Diversity and inclusion
Amazon’s mission is to be the earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion.
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