NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Amazon says it will hire approximately 100,000 people, in Texas and across the country, to keep up with a surge of online orders.
The company said Monday that the new hires will help pack, ship or sort orders, working in part-time and full-time roles. Amazon said the jobs are not related to its typical holiday hiring.
There are more than a dozen Amazon fulfillment and sortation centers across Texas.
The company reported record profit and revenue between April and June as more people turned to it during the pandemic to buy groceries and supplies.
The company already had to hire 175,000 people earlier this year to keep up with the rush of orders, and last week said it had 33,000 corporate and tech jobs it needed to fill.
This time around, Amazon said it needs the people at the 100 new warehouses, package sorting centers and other facilities it’s …