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Amazon is Offering $3,000 Hiring Bonuses for New Employees. Here's How You Can, Too. The government will pay hiring bonuses for you if you leverage the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

By Gene Marks

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Amazon is currently looking for 1,000 workers at a Delaware facility and is willing to pay hiring bonuses of up to $3,000 to get them.

Like so many other businesses around the country, the online giant is desperate for labor. You may think that Amazon has a competitive advantage because it can afford to pay these hiring bonuses thanks to its vast financial resources. However, that's not entirely true.

Sure, the company has vast financial resources to afford hiring bonuses. But if you're a small business owner, you can match Amazon's offer. Maybe even exceed it. And better yet, the federal government will foot the bill.

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