How a former refugee and a mechanic became data technicians

It’s never too late to go after a career in something you love. This is the message Amazon Web Services (AWS) is sending to the local community in South Dublin, where the company supports the Data Centre Technician course at the Technical University (TU) in Tallaght.

The Lord of the Things

Ralf Hastedt and his team take care of goods that are returned by Amazon customers. Millions of items are prepared for re-use at five locations in Europe.

The football league turning lives around

A ball can change a life. That’s the affirming mantra of the Irish Homeless Street League - a football league established with the goal of transforming lives by giving displaced people a sense of purpose and inclusion. Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Ireland recently sponsored the annual finals, and employee volunteers discovered a sense of community they’ll never forget.
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Learn about the career development of Esra Avsar, Technical Advisor to the head of Amazon EU Retail

“My experience at Amazon is constant learning,” explains Esra Avsar, who became the Technical Advisor to the head of Amazon EU Retail.

Look what the cat can't drag in

An Amazon employee didn't know how to code. That didn't stop him from using machine learning to invent a pet door that solved a disgusting problem.

How Amazon hires

The story (and song) behind Amazon’s Bar Raiser Program

Amazon hiring in Germany

Amazon Germany employee numbers to reach 16,500.

Behind the scenes glimpse of our new EU HQ in Luxembourg with local school kids

Before the inauguration of our new European Headquarters in Luxembourg, we invited a class of enthusiastic pupils to a behind the scene creative workshop.

My First 100 days @ Amazon: From the Royal Navy to the UK Military Recruiter within Amazon Operations

Gemma will always remember how her journey at Amazon started: “When my manager, Ross, offered me the job I was overjoyed for a second, and then I looked at my husband, and remembered that he was deploying to the Persian Gulf in 5 days, for 6 months, and my joy turned to panic."

Amazon Academy: How we're helping people with disabilities

In our first Amazon Academy on Accessibility, we discussed with the policymakers how Amazon devices can help remove barriers for people with disabilities.

Meet the female founders using diversity to power business growth

Amazon Web Services’ ‘We Power Tech’ programme is designed to foster a diverse and inclusive culture in the technology industry around the world. Beginning in the United States, it is now rolling out across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In the United Kingdom, the company has launched a new initiative called Get IT, under the We Power Tech umbrella, designed to encourage a wider range of voices in the industry.

From actress to Amazon: Pia Ambardar on career change and finding the job you love

On bold bets, childhood dreams and innovating on behalf of customers: a conversation with Pia Ambardar, Head of Business Development for Dash Europe.

Get the Amazon "All Hands" experience

In images – discover what it's like to work at our European headquarters in Luxembourg

Teresa in Chiuduno, the neighbourhood shop looks to the future

At the intersection between tradition and innovation: this is how Andrea and Chiara have renewed their stationery and haberdashery shop, located at the heart of the local community in their village. With Counter, the new Amazon Hub service, their shop has become a convenient pick up point for Amazon customers.

In Pictures: Amazon Academy Brussels 2018

Check out the photos and videos from our latest Amazon Academy in Brussels, where we discussed the 21st century with EU policymakers and small business owners.
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