“In the career choice context, we’re so serious about this that we want to remove every barrier possible to people chasing their ultimate dreams,” says Juan Garcia, Director - Associate Development at Amazon. Employees who complete a degree or certification are eligible for a transition bonus of up to $5,000 to leave their job at Amazon. Garcia says if an employee has other aspirations, it’s better for them, the company and the customer. It also opens positions for potential employees.
Longtime grilling hobbyists made a professional pivot with the opening of The Grill Guys of Missouri LLC; new ownership took over personal training business Big Time Results; and friends and first-time business owners Kathryn Barber and Madi Sheppard launched Ozark Mountain Hydration.