Online retail giant Amazon has launched a seasonal recruitment drive for warehouse staff to help meet demand over the Christmas peak. The retailer revealed plans to recruit 15,000 temporary staff for its eight UK ‘fulfilment centres’ in Doncaster, Dunfermline, Gourock, Hemel Hempstead, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Rugeley and Swansea Bay. These store the retailer’s own stock as well as stock for Amazon Marketplace sellers. Amazon said it recruited 10,000 temporary staff last year to help with a peak that saw a […]
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