Amazon plans to hire 2,000 for a new office in New York City

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Amazon unveiled its new corporate HQ earlier this year.


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Amazon is expanding its presence in New York City, with plans for a new office in Manhattan that’s expected to bring more than 2,000 new jobs with it.

After the new office opens in 2018, Amazon says it will have created close to 6,000 jobs in New York State, where the online retailer also staffs an existing Manhattan office and plans to launch a new fulfillment center in Staten Island. The new office will also help Amazon reach a goal announced last January of creating 100,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs in the US by the middle of 2018, says Paul Kotas, Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Advertising.

“I’m pleased Amazon will be expanding in our newest commercial district, Hudson Yards, and welcome them to the neighborhood,” said Manhattan Borough…

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