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I Got a Job at an Amazon Warehouse Without Talking to a Single Human

What the experience taught me about automating the hiring process

An Amazon Fulfillment Center sign and building located in Sacramento, CA.
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A few weeks ago, I had just completed an application to work in a warehouse for Amazon. I had watched a video and completed a quiz showing that I knew that to stow items — heavy goes on the bottom, light goes on top. About 20 minutes later…




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