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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 31 January 2015
Updated 31 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Pleasant surprise

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Packaging Operator in Chattanooga, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Packaging Operator in Chattanooga, TN (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    An incredible place to work;
    friendly people at all levels;
    a true learning experience;
    they hire seniors;
    an excellent exercising work environment

    Cons

    Long hours
    Frequently a lot of walking, which is "good."
    Demanding job, but one with proper training and acceptable learning period

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Area Assessment (Housekeeping and maintenance) of Work Stations in Packing could be improved

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Smart peopole

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

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Very smart people, data-driven culture

    Cons

    too frugal, and the culture is not for everyone

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great learning experience, but easy to burn out

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Indianapolis, IN (US)

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

    Pros

    Access to great tools and information, surrounded by (generally) very smart people, industry-leading practices

    Cons

    Heavy peak season, easy to burnout from overwork

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    company Values

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

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Good company with good work culture

    Cons

    As such none.Company takes care of its employee in all possible ways.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    maintenance technician

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    • 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 10 years)

    Pros

    honest, reliable, self motivated, team player, positive person, like new challenges, fast learner, strong sense about safety rules, working in continuous improvements activities and always willing to learn and explorer new goals.

    Cons

    little quiet person, when working, I am so concentrated that forgot to take lunch or brakes on time. I am perfectionist on my activities.

  7.  

    Great company.

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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

    Great work schedule. Pay is pretty good. Able to take time off when you feel like it. Raise every 6 months For the first 3 years.

    Cons

    Stow rate is incredibly high. A huge turn over rate due to people not being able to meet rate expectations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should work ocommunicating better with employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome !!!

    • 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

    Pros

    Best place for learning and growing in your career..

    Cons

    Nothing i have to say at this moment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Buyer

    • 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

    Pros

    Enormous learning and growing opportunities,
    Systematic management team

    Cons

    limited access to Higher level managers,
    inflexible career promotion opportunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Loved!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in New York, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Amazing place to work and benefits are great! This company is up to modern day and it shows everyday I step foot into the building.

    Cons

    Long hours, but mostly I enjoy what I do so I don't tend to worry about that. You shouldn't have any problem when working for Amazon.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Seasonal staff

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

    I worked at Amazon.com part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers, really felt a part of a team. Loved going to work

    Cons

    Your a number. If you fall behind, there's more out there to replace you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little more compassion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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