In recent news, Uber has noted to add 600 more jobs in Amsterdam, which will eventually increase its international headquarter operations. According to Business Insider, the diversification of Uber's international center will be carried out through a relocated office in Amsterdam by the end of 2017.
Reports note of Uber's new office will be set up in half of the 22,000-square-feet structure known as "The Cloud," which will hopefully be enough to shelter its employees. The ride-sharing firm has plans to accommodate over 1,000 new employees in that building which is why the relocation was inevitable.
As of now, 400 employees operate in Amsterdam which is not enough as cited by the company. So, Uber plans on expanding its operations in the city by adding 600 more employees, thereby increasing its services for the potential customers.
Uber's Amsterdam headquarter started in 2012 with just 50 employees, as reported by NL Times. However, the company relocated to a new office in 2015 after the employee number rose to 400. And now, with yet another expansion plan, the company looks forward to enrolling more employees for which jobs are now available in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is currently the only location, outside of Uber's headquarters in San Francisco, which has jobs for app developers. Besides that, sources note of various Uber departments such as marketing, research facilities, and sales are also present at the Amsterdam office which offers better employment chances for individuals seeking a job in the ride-sharing firm. Uber's expansion operations for the upcoming 10 years will let candidates join the firm for various positions, hence, helping out with employment for individuals around the location.
Meanwhile, Uber also faces a crisis as the company faces resignation from the Uber Technologies president, Jeff Jones. Currently, there is a need of a COO for the company Issues had risen due to various scandals occurring within the firm which led to Jeff Jones resignation from the company.