Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen millions of Americans left without jobs. This event has forced many workers to seek new means of employment or possibly change career paths. On top of the massive unemployment numbers, we have also seen many S&P 500 companies implement company wide hiring freezes. For companies that are continuing to hire employees in work from home environment, there are many challenges. While many companies are slowing down hiring, Amazon shows no signs of the sort and continues to hire. The company is very much in demand, while many Americans are ordering groceries and essential items online and using AWS cloud services.
It is an interesting time to be a job seeker. Many people who lost jobs amidst the Covid-19 pandemic will have to search for jobs outside of its previous industry and possibly outside its core competency. According to a recent Amazon survey that