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  • Does Aldi Warehouse Drug Test?
    ALDI warehouses do not drug test their non-managerial employees except for certain situations that we will discuss in this article. In the last few years (right around when the COVID pandemic started), preemployment drug testing has not been carried out in many ADLI distribution centers (DCs). This may be because warehouses have high turnover rates…
  • All About the Amazon Warehouse Employee Referral Program
    Working with people you know (like a friend or relative) at Amazon can make your experience easier and more fun. What’s even better is that you can get paid to refer them to your facility! Amazon offers an excellent referral bonus to their associates when they refer possible candidates for certain positions. After successfully getting…
  • 10 Tips for New Amazon Warehouse Employees
    Are you starting work at an Amazon warehouse and feeling worried? This job can feel quite physically demanding, especially if you’ve never worked at a warehouse before, so you’ll need to take care of yourself. However, getting a hang of the job is not as hard as it might seem. If you turn these ten…
  • Are Warehouse Jobs Good for Introverts?
    It depends. It comes down to factors in a specific warehouse facility. Some that come to mind include: The work culture in the facility The type of work involved The department you’ll be working in Let me explain. As someone who’s worked in multiple warehouses throughout my life I found that some were (by their…
  • Drug Testing at Amazon Warehouses
    Large warehouse environments can be uniquely hazardous places teaming with heavy moving machinery, poisonous chemicals, allergens, and potentially unsecured loads. This is why companies like Amazon take precaution not to employ warehouse workers that are at risk of being a danger to themselves or others as a result of working while intoxicated. Amazon warehouse employees…
  • Warehouse Labor Shortage in 2022
    In December 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported job openings to be at a record high of 11.4 million. Warehousing and transportation are among industries that are greatly affected. Demand for warehouse workers The e-commerce industry has been booming in recent years, and as a result, demand for warehouse labor has shot up. There…
  • State of Unionization Efforts at Amazon Warehouses (2022)
    Efforts to unionize Amazon warehouse workers in the US have been gaining steam in recent weeks. Unionization has long been a contentious issue between Amazon employees and their management. Currently, Amazon does not have any unionized warehouses in the US. This is despite the company having unionized warehouses in European countries like Germany, France, Italy…
  • Learning Ambassador Position at Amazon Warehouses
    Learning Ambassadors train and onboard new employees in Amazon warehouses. Essentially, they prepare new associates for success. They work under the Training Department and you can tell them from other associates by their uniquely colored safety vests – often green and blue – that have the words “Learning Ambassador” printed on them. Roles and responsibilities…
  • Amazon TOM Team: One of the Best Jobs at Amazon Warehouse
    TOM (Transport Operations Management) Team at Amazon is the department in charge of managing the facilities’ freight and trailer yards. They are the first point of contact for inbound goods. TOM team associates start at tier 3 with transportation associates (TAs) being at the lowest rank. Other positions in TOM team are (but not limited…