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France: Amazon school program, providing internal training to enhance staff employability

In 2019 the Amazon School was launched specifically for employees of Amazon in France (14,500 across all it French sites), and attributes successful participants with warehouse packer diplomas. Although only a few dozen staff have benefitted to date from the program, it should soon be provided to a large proportion of the company's relevant employees. This initiative comes alongside other Amazon efforts to attract more and more staff, including dual work-education courses and a variety of career development opportunities. The school program should also help improve working conditions within the online marketplace group, which receives a great deal of criticism on this very issue.

Through . Published on 27 January 2022 à 13h23 - Update on 28 January 2022 à 15h39

In 2021, Amazon recruited 3,000 people in France, taking the overall permanent headcount to 14,500 by the end of that year. “This poses a huge integration challenge”, analyses Grégoire Ast, the HR Director of Amazon France Logistique. Faced with the its expanding business in France and its need for skills, the company created the Amazon School in 2019, in partnership with the AFPA (Agence nationale pour la formation professionnelle des adultes,…

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