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Great seasonal opporunity

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  • Senior Management
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Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packing) in San Bernardino, CA (US)
Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packing) in San Bernardino, CA (US)

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

Pros

(Reviewed as SMX Temp, from Nov-Jan)
Good starting pay, lots of hours during peak.
Lots of focus on safety and quality.

Cons

11 hour days during peak, could have had more breaks.
30 minute lunch is quite rushed.
Odd shifts, mine was Sun-Thurs.
Horrible, repetitive music.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please no music, or if music, require it to be changed every hour or so. Hip hop all day long was quite annoying. 11 hour shifts should have longer breaks or at least a longer 45 min lunch.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    A lot of website maintenance and operations

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good hiring bonus
    Their stock keeps doing well
    Good company for college hires

    Cons

    Extremely hectic schedule
    Oncall duty for SDE isn't fun
    Stocks take about 3 years to vest

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Best Company on Earth!

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

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

    Pros

    -competitive salaries with RSUs
    -entrepreneurial spirit and ability to make a difference
    -work/life balance is possible if you manage it

    Cons

    -Seattle weather
    -hard to get promoted

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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