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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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 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 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.

Entrepreneurs of the future

The next German Amazon Academy focuses on women in digital.

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.

Female Entrepreneurs of the Future in Munich: the success story goes on

Excited faces at the Female Entrepreneurs of the Future 2019 regional meeting in Munich: Candidates, coaches and experts met again at the end of July to engage in lively discussions.

The man who wanted to fly

Jet Ski champion Franky Zapata invented the Flyboard, a machine that propels people into the air.

“Amazon is a unique place where we can learn almost infinitely.”

Meet Anne-Marie Husser, Amazon’s France/Luxembourg HR Director, and get to know more about our culture

Faster shipping, lower shipping costs

New Amazon Pan-European Fulfilment Programme to boost SME exports to EU countries.

Herbal superpower for more than 130 years

For over 1000 years people have been using herbs whenever they would like to pamper themselves. Kräutermax is a company from Ried in Upper Austria, looking back on almost 130 years of experience with the power of herbs - an approach that is still very much on trend.

A journey that won’t end: The HappyPo success story

The French writer Émile Zola shaped the wonderful sentence: “Nothing develops intelligence like travelling.” By looking at the start-up HappyPo, one would only have to correct it in one little detail: The spirit of invention is also fueled by travel. Oliver Elsoud and Frank Schmischke, the founders of HappyPo, are the best examples for this.

Better packaging, happy pets, and a win for the environment

How Amazon and Hill's Pet Nutrition created better packaging for pet parents and the environment.
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