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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 30 January 2015
Updated 30 January 2015
4,190 Reviews
3.4
4,190 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • You can definitely learn a lot in short spam in Amazon as they make you work a lot (in 118 reviews)

  • Density of talent: Some really smart people spoiling their careers here (in 352 reviews)


Cons
  • Company is not at all sorry to screw people's work-life balance for itself to excel (in 636 reviews)

  • There is literally no work life balance inside this company (in 145 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    QA Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer I in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer I in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    compensation is really good
    leadership principles

    Cons

    Growth, Work life balance, Training, Unclear Path defenition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bad Middle level Managment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Pretty fun, but can be exhausting.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Tracy, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Tracy, CA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, plenty of hours, and easy to get promoted.

    Cons

    Your regarded as a number instead of an actual person

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Working Hard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You will be always busy and learn new areas. There are no significant boundary.
    The code base are open. You can access most of the company's code.

    Cons

    The operation work are heavy in some sort.
    On-call.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Place, low compensation, no benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    great place to work , nice people around

    Cons

    low compensation, work pressure , politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please recognize the hard working

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Goo salary, good work experience

    Cons

    long hours of work, fewer days in paid leave

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Tough, but exciting

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    lots of opportunity with ownership, ability to try a number of different roles, transparent communciation

    Cons

    Work/life balance is tough. The internet never sleeps. Either should you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your people and they'll take care of you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Area Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Amazon Area Manager in Lebanon, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Amazon Area Manager in Lebanon, TN (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    - 4 day week
    - Growth opprtunities

    Cons

    - High turnover
    - High stress

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be respectful

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not what I expected..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Stow in Chester, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Stow in Chester, VA (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Benefits, discounts, pay, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of work, very few breaks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to ease up on the employees. The constant threats of being fired for simple mistakes is a bit overwhelming.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    not too bad nor good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    flexible working time, not too bad salary
    company location is good, near downtown
    easy to get return-offer

    Cons

    you have to be on call sometime,
    work place is not very fancy, and no free food,
    not too much bonus

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Customer service representative

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Flexible hours and easy job

    Cons

    No room for development and growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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