Elon Musk Will Hire 10,000 Employees Even If They Don’t Have College Degree!
There is a massive requirement of skilled people in the upcoming $1.1 billion Tesla Gigafactory at Austin, Texas. This factory which would produce Cybertruck, Semi truck, Model 3 sedan, and Model Y mid-size SUV, intends to hire over 10,000 people through 2022.
And most importantly, the most valuable car company in the world shall provide opportunities for high school graduates as well as those who do not have a degree at all. Yes, you read that. If you are skilled and you can prove yourself you can land a job at the firm.
Over 10000 People Needed At Tesla’s Austin Factory
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted “Over 10,000 people are needed for Giga Texas just through 2022! – 5 mins from airport -15 mins from downtown – Right on Colorado river”. He shared a post by ‘Tesla Owners of Austin’, a club of Tesla owners in Austin, about the job openings.
About this latest recruitment drive mentioned in the tweet, Tesla has established relationships with Austin Community College, Huston-Tillotson University, the University of Texas, and the Del Valle Independent School District, Chris Reilly, Director, Recruiting and Workforce Development at Tesla.
The company intends to hire from the local colleges and those who can graduate high school and start a career at Tesla while continuing their education. Last year, Tesla promised that almost 5,000 people will be hired. Now, they are looking for double the number.
Elon Musk’s Appeal For Job Seekers To Move To Texas
Over 280 open positions at Austin factory across categories including manufacturing, design, engineering & IT, finance, supply chain, service & energy installation, and more are posted over the Tesla’s website.
In a plea to engineers, technicians, builders etc. to move to Texas for jobs, Musk tweeted that “Please consider moving to Starbase or greater Brownsville/South Padre area in Texas & encourage friends to do so! SpaceX’s hiring needs for engineers, technicians, builders & essential support personnel of all kinds are growing rapidly…Starbase will grow by several thousand people over the next year or two”.
Elon Musk, who added $118 billion added to his net worth during the covid period from March 5, 2020, to March 5, 2021 is leading the pack of the worlds richest tech titans. He is followed by Jeff Bezos who added $58 billion to his wealth. The List of richest tech titans in the US includes prominent names like Elon Musk, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, and Michael Dell. The wealth of these nine richest tech titans combinedly increased by $363 billion.