News of Amazon layoffs in US create ripples in India - News Summed Up

News of Amazon layoffs in US create ripples in India


Amazon is known to have hired aggressively over the past few years. Amazon India said the company continues to “hire rapidly for all our headcount requirements for India” but did not respond to specific queries, directing ET to the 449 job openings on its website. Another person also said the US layoffs will likely have repercussions on the India unit.According to the first source, several teams have undergone restructuring since November last year. Amazon is said to have about 50,000 employees across all its units in India, with about 30,000 staff comprising delivery boys and warehouse employees. India (Amazon's unit) inherits development happening at the global level.” “While Amazon was hiring aggressively in India two years ago, they may be becoming more efficient.


Source: Economic Times February 14, 2018 02:30 UTC


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