The world’s largest professional network has just ranked Amazon as the fourth best Australian company to attract, retain and grow talent in terms of professional development and promotion.

Using data from LinkedIn’s 900 million members, LinkedIn’s Top Companies list is designed to help professionals identify the best companies to grow their careers. It shows how committed Amazon is to hiring and fostering the best talent in Australia.

“At Amazon, we value working with smart, passionate people who are committed to building a better future and innovating on behalf of our customers”, says Deepti Varma, Vice President, People and Experience Technology (PXT), Amazon Stores India & Emerging Markets.

 We’re very humbled to be ranked in the top 5 in LinkedIn’s 2023 list of Australian Top Companies, thanks to the dedication of the 7,000 Amazonians now working across, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Devices, Amazon Prime Video and Audible.”

Amazon has all kinds of jobs for all kinds of people, and prides itself on hiring individuals with all types of background and experiences and celebrates diversity of leadership and thought – which is seen as a key component in its mission to create the most customer-centric company in the world.

Area Manager Paaromita Chakravarty stands in fulfilment centre smiling
Area Manager, Paaromita Chakravarty

Newly appointed community engagement leader Paaromita Chakravarty, who was promoted from an intern to area manager in less than three years, says the opportunities for professional growth are almost limitless at Amazon.

 “There is a plethora of opportunities and wherever you want to take your career, Amazon really does support that. Amazon allows that opportunity for you to explore within the business where you’d like to go,” she says.

 “At Amazon they really trust someone new who steps into the organisation, but they also guide you on what you want to achieve. You also have the opportunity to meet some of the best talent and learn from them.”
Last year, Amazon created an additional 1250 permanent jobs across Amazon Australia’s operations sites with employees enjoying competitive benefits, opportunities for career growth and mentoring programs such as; Stepping Up To Leadership, National Association of Women in Operations (NAWO) and Career Choice.

“We’re excited to be recognized again as one of LinkedIn’s Top 5 Australian Companies and will continue to strive to make Amazon an inclusive and collaborative place to work for all its existing and future employees.” says Deepti.   

Learn more about LinkedIn’s ranking and their methodology