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Amazon hiring blitz Tuesday

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

Amazon in Hebron is hiring for the 2015 holiday season, and the company officials say job offers are on-the-spot.

Amazon representatives are meeting at Embassy Suites Rivercenter in Covington with potential workers. 

The hiring blitz, which runs 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., is part of the company's goal to hire 100 thousand seasonal workers across the U.S.

Applicants are asked to bring photo identification.

Amazon officials say the online retailer needs the additional workers for seasonal fulfillment and to meet an expected increase in customer demand, and that many of these jobs later turn into full-time employment. 

In recent months, the company has hired more than 25,000 full-time associates across the country.

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