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Amazon plans to invest $700 million to retrain 100,000 US employees

via:新浪科技     time:2019/7/11 21:01:33     readed:232

Amazon said in a statement that the program will help employees gain training opportunities to compete in highly skilled technical and non-technical positions in the company's internal offices, technology centers, fulfillment centers, retail stores and transportation networks, or Expand your career path outside of Amazon.

Amazon's retraining program will include:

1) Amazon Technical Academy, providing non-technical employees with the skills to transition to a software engineering career;

2) Associate2Tech, training the staff of the fulfillment center to enter the technical position;

3) Machine Learning University provides opportunities for employees with technical backgrounds to acquire machine learning skills;

4) Amazon Career Choice, a prepaid tuition program designed to train fulfillment center employees to pursue high-demand careers of their choice;

5) Amazon Apprentiesship, a US Department of Labor-certified program that provides paid intensive classroom training;

6) AWS training and certification to provide employees with a curriculum to build practical AWS cloud knowledge.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon's planned project is one of the largest corporate retraining programs announced to date, with a cost of approximately $7,000 per employee and an overall cost of approximately $700 million.


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