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Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers

Amazon Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers Online retailer will also raise its average starting wage to $18 an hour to help recruit 125,000 people Sarah Butler @whatbutlersaw Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.06 EDT Last modified on Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.45 EDT Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses of up […]

Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers

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Amazon Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers Company is latest big US firm to offer education-focused perks to workers after Walmart, Target and Kroger Mark Sweney @marksweney Fri 10 Sep 2021 04.58 EDT Last modified on Fri 10 Sep 2021 05.35 EDT Amazon has offered to pay the cost of […]

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China’s Alibaba to invest billions by 2025 for ‘common prosperity’

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Alibaba China’s Alibaba to invest billions by 2025 for ‘common prosperity’ Move comes on back of Beijing encouraging firms to share wealth as part of a drive to ease inequality Reuters Fri 3 Sep 2021 03.15 EDT Last modified on Fri 3 Sep 2021 03.39 EDT China’s Alibaba Group will invest 100bn yuan ($15.5bn) by […]

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Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles

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Technology sector Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles Retailer says it will add 40,000 jobs in the US and 2,500 in the UK to support plans for rapid growth Richard Partington Economics correspondent @RJPartington Wed 1 Sep 2021 15.28 EDT Last modified on Thu 2 Sep 2021 02.27 EDT Amazon […]

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Alibaba Rape Allegation Reveals China Tech’s Seamy Side

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Alibaba Rape Allegation Reveals China Tech’s Seamy Side

Sexually suggestive office games, boozy dinners and a culture of ignoring problems have long plagued the industry. Changing it will still be hard.

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Silicon Valley’s Best Pandemic Ever

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As the world reeled, tech titans supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now the companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.This post was originally published on this site

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