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Chart Your Path: how to own your career at Amazon

Amazon executives, Fiona McDonnell and Lauretta Desmedt Rudman, share their insights on the importance of forging your own career path.

Amazon receives Gold Award in Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme

Amazon’s military veterans and reservists use their hard-earned skills, training and experience to deliver for our customers.

How did Amazon celebrate Pride Month 2019?

Pride Month is always an exciting time at Amazon – and this year we had plenty on offer for LGBT+ employees and allies.

Amazon named UK’s most popular employer by Glassdoor

Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, published its inaugural report today on the UK’s most in-demand employers, with Amazon topping the ranking.

What is a ‘Bar Raiser’ at Amazon?

Amazon is focused on hiring well, rather than hiring quickly. The Bar Raiser Programme is just one example of why our hiring process is unique.

Find out how technical retraining can transform your career

We understand the importance of technical retraining – particularly for women looking to unlock exciting new careers in tech. Kate Koehn has already benefited and explains how.

What is accessible design and why is it important?

Throughout May we were talking, thinking and learning about digital inclusion. Suzie Miller, Chair of Amazon’s People With Disabilities employee affinity group, explains why.

Meet the veterans working at Amazon

Phil Davenport and Joe Haggis left the Armed Forces in search of a better work/life balance. Like hundreds of veterans and reservists, they have found a fresh start at Amazon.

What does it take to be a Safety Manager for Amazon?

Safety Manager at Amazon's Fulfilment Centre in Tilbury, Diego Sabella, shares his story of working at Amazon.

How Amazon Alexa is helping children learn to code

As part of our commitment to promoting the diverse range of exciting careers available for young people in STEM, Amazon’s UK head office opened its doors to the next generation of innovators and inventors.

Amazon recognised as Female Tech Employer of the Year 2019

The award by Women in Tech, a leading careers and advice outlet, is in recognition of Amazon’s dedication to helping women succeed in the technology sector.

Be inspired by the Amazon LGBT+ Reading Roadshow

This week Amazon kicked off the LGBT+ Reading Roadshow, a new initiative that brings literacy, diversity and inclusion together

Amazon LGBT+ Reading Roadshow shines light on diversity and inclusion in schools

New initiative follows YouGov survey revealing the extent of LGBT+ bullying in schools and desire among teachers for more support from business leaders.

The king of culture: meet the boss who wants to change mindsets

Robert Burnett, UK Regional Health and Safety Manager at Amazon, on the importance of building a safety culture.

Celebrating Amazon’s military veterans and reservists on Armed Forces Day

This week, Amazon is celebrating Armed Forces Reserves Day and Armed Forces Day by recognising Amazon’s military veterans and reservists who use their hard earned skills, training and experience to deliver for our customers.

Amazon apprenticeships: education, beyond the classroom

Amazon has expanded its apprenticeship offer in the UK. Thanks to a blend of theoretical and hands-on learning, apprentices like Nicola, Kirsty and Jake are shaping their future careers.

Greater numeracy adds up to real change in the digital age

National Numeracy Day shines a spotlight on the important role numeracy plays in boosting opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

Recognition at the British Ex-Forces Business Awards

At this year's British Ex-Forces Business Awards, our Military Programme Manager, Gillian Russell, was named Advocate of the Year and Amazon named Employer of the Year.

Next up for Amazon UK employees: build your own small business delivering Amazon packages

The program continues Amazon’s long-time commitment of empowering employees to pursue career aspirations

Leaders are not always the ones who shout the loudest

Ramat Tejani grew up in East London, not far from the office where she now works. Brought up to believe passionately in the power of education, she’s one of a team of female ambassadors bringing their desire to “help people be the best version of themselves” to an ambitious new initiative designed to encourage a wider range of voices in tech.

From Refugee to Entrepreneur to Philanthropist: In conversation with Dame Shirley

Dame Shirley inspires the Amazon team in our Cambridge Development Centre with her inspirational life story as a leading woman working in technology.

Amazon named the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Retail

It’s the fourth time Amazon has won the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Retail – and this year we also ranked second in the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in IT and Technology Award.

Recognition for championing disability issues at the 2019 National Diversity Awards

Congratulations to our People with Disabilities employee group (AmazonPwD) and Suzie Miller, who have both been nominated for the 2019 National Diversity Awards – celebrating some of Britain’s most inspirational people and honouring the UK’s rich history of diversity and inclusion.
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