Amazon is currently trying to fill lots of new work-from-home jobs, but you have to know where to look to avoid the scams.
Amazon.jobs is the retailer’s official employment website. When you click on “Remote career opportunities,” you’ll see a list of the latest virtual jobs that are available right now.
Amazon work-from-home jobs: What you need to know before you apply
As recently as March, Amazon listed 3,000 customer service positions paying $15 an hour as part of its spring staffing blitz.
These positions entail communicating with customers by phone, chat and email to resolve issues around late packages, damaged items, promotions, returns/refunds, and much more.
Typical hours are between 20 and 29 per week with the possibility of up to 60 hours per week during crunch times. Overtime is paid at time and a half.
A high school diploma and related experience are required.
In addition to virtual customer service positions, other remote positions like technical account manager, migration lead, front-end engineer, program manager and security consultant are also available.
If you want to work from home with Amazon, go to Amazon.jobs to review the open positions and apply today.
Scam alert: Beware of fake Amazon job postings!
There’s a reason we’ve mentioned Amazon.jobs several times in this article. That’s because scammers have been using Amazon’s name to target people who are interested in work-from-home jobs.
If anyone calls you and directs you to a different website to apply for a remote job with Amazon, hang up the phone. It’s a scam!
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Fake Amazon jobs site
Real Amazon jobs site
Team Clark has checked out a number of the websites that job seekers are being sent to. They promise that you can make $500 a day, set your own hours and no experience is required.
Does that sound too good to be true? It is! Here are the websites to avoid:
To learn more about legitimate work-from-home jobs with Amazon, the place to go is Amazon.jobs. Do not click on the links for any other site that promises you a job with the retail giant.
More Clark.com job search resources:
- Work From Home Guide: Legitimate work-at-home job opportunities
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- How to make money online with Amazon Mechanical Turk
- 25 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out