Amazon Announces Retraining Program 'Upskilling 2025'
Amazon to Spend $700 Million on Big Retraining Program The strategy has been dubbed "Upskilling 2025." CNN Business reports that by that year, over 100,000 of the company's workers can sign up for the plan.
The program is meant to help workers train for higher positions or transfer to new fields within Amazon.
One such example is giving a warehouse employee the resources to transition into an IT role.
We think it's important to invest in our employees, and to help them gain new skills and create more professional options for themselves.
The training will also allow Amazon to offer more opportunities for its workers and not lose them.
The plan also comes as the rise of AI technology taking human jobs has become more noticable.
Through its Upskilling 2025 pledge, Amazon is focused on creating pathways to careers in areas that will continue growing in years to come.