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Salesforce to add 12,000 jobs by next year

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Salesforce.com Inc will create 12,000 jobs over the next year, including 4,000 positions in the coming six months, Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff said in a tweet on Friday.

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc CRM.N will create 12,000 jobs over the next year, including 4,000 positions in the coming six months, Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff said in a tweet on Friday.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak that has forced people to stay and work from home, the company's online business software that supports remote work and e-commerce has seen significant demand.

The software maker, which recently joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, currently employs nearly 54,000 workers globally.

The company did not immediately respond to a request for additional details on the hiring. (https://bit.ly/3hHhTiU)

(Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)

((tiyashi.datta@thomsonreuters.com;))

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