Amazon.com is going to hire 70,000 seasonal workers for their warehouse network this year. This is a 40% increase as Amazon.com hired 50,000 seasonal workers last year. Amazon.com cited upbeat expectations for the holiday season. Amazon will be hiring another 15,000 temporary workers in the United Kingdom, which is a 50% increase from last year. This year, Amazon.com converted 7,000 jobs from temporary positions to full time positions.