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Amazon looking to hire 1,000 workers in Kentucky, southern Indiana

The company said the new hires will help pack, ship or sort orders, working in part-time and full-time roles.

If you're looking for work, get your resume ready because Amazon is hiring by the thousand. 

On top of the 33,000 corporate and tech jobs they're looking to fill, Amazon says they're looking to hire another 100,000 people to keep up with a surge of online orders. 

The company confirmed they are looking to fill 1,000 positions in Kentucky.

The company said Monday that the new hires will help pack, ship or sort orders, working in part-time and full-time roles.

RELATED: Amazon to hire another 100,000 to keep up with online shopping surge

Amazon says the jobs are not related to its typical holiday hiring. Business has been booming at the Seattle-based online behemoth. Amazon says more people turned to it during the pandemic to buy groceries and supplies.

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Amazon said it needs the people at the 100 new warehouses, package sorting centers and other facilities it’s opening this month.

The company is planning a virtual career fair that starts at Noon Wednesday, September 16 and you do need to register in advance.

Amazon says it will collect resumes and give people the chance to talk to recruiters.

The company said even if you aren't interested in Amazon you can still get resume help.

Other companies hiring include Kroger and UPS. 

Kroger announced it's looking to fill 300 positions. The company had a hiring event Saturday, but you can still check out its website for open positions.

UPS announced it's looking to till 100,000 holiday workers. 

RELATED: UPS says it plans to hire more than 100,000 holiday workers

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