“Find a job you’ll love,” beckons an ad on Indeed.com for seasonal work packing orders for $15 to $16.15 an hour at an Amazon warehouse in Kent, Washington. “You’ll discover more than a job at Walmart,” pledges an ad seeking “remodel associates” at a Walmart Supercenter in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. The temporary position involves dismantling fixtures, stocking merchandise, setting up product displays, and cleaning remodeled departments; it pays $11 to $11.50 an hour.
Besides advertising opportunities for personal fulfillment, the job postings promise potential recruits a chance to be part of something bigger than themselves.
“Every year, millions of orders