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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 16 December 2014
Updated 16 December 2014
3,934 Reviews
3.4
3,934 Reviews
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Amazon.com Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos
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2,664 Ratings

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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Employee Reviews

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    Amazon

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Pay
    Benefits
    People - high hiring bar

    Cons

    long work hours
    work life balance
    believe it or not - technology. There are no easy ways to get data and make decision

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great clean environment with good benefits

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packer) in Murfreesboro, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packer) in Murfreesboro, TN (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Great benefits, great management, advancement opportunity, clean environment especially for a warehouse, great people to work with

    Cons

    A little favoritism is shown, long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Lot of opportunities to learn and work on.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good infrastructure and support from management.

    Cons

    Developers are usually overqualified and under a lot of pressure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It has been a great experience working with Amazon

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work culture
    Ownership
    Work life balance - Right place to settle down late in your career

    Cons

    Learning
    Salary
    visibility/transparency on growth path is not that good

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Awesome company! !

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    You get to control and grow ur career. Opportunities are limitless. You can go any part of the world.

    Cons

    You got not limits so it can be challenging if you become too egoistic. ....you don't have any limits on how much you can do..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep rocking! !

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    High opportunity for impact at massive scale

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior User Experience Researcher in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior User Experience Researcher in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Working on something tangible, something you can explain to friends, family, strangers (e.g., shopping)

    Opportunity for big impact

    Customer centrism in company's blood

    Cons

    Top down initiatives are often less customer centric than one might hope

    Some spending feels wasteful, bad moves from leadership (e.g., a phone nobody wants)

    Adversarial culture (but this is true at a lot of companies)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Push back more against Jeff and the S-team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Cirdan Ultra is a game-changing laboratory information system provider.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Amazon.com as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good culture, energetic and have a passion for quality.

    Cons

    It may acquire more experienced talent in the particular field to develop their new product faster.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company may acquire more experienced talent in the particular field to develop their new product faster.

  9.  

    Caring, compassionate company, truly care about their employees.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    They work with you on shift/hours, they understand life happens.

    Cons

    The work can be hard at times, the hours are long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand your employees have hardships, and families.

  10.  

    cool place to work

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    Current Employee - CSA in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - CSA in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Amazon.com part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    excellent environment and work culture

    Cons

    i did not find any

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Catalog associate- English

    Former Employee - Catalog Associate in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Catalog Associate in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The culture is the best in any amazon workplace.

    Cons

    I cant think of any negative aspect of working here.

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