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Decent place to work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Ship Clerk in Breinigsville, PA (US)
Former Employee - Ship Clerk in Breinigsville, PA (US)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The people were great. I met a lot of people that I was happy to work with. Most of the area managers were good people.

Cons

They do not hire real managers. Most of them do not know how to deal with people. It is all data management which for Tier III or lower makes life miserable. We never had the help or people to accomplish what was needed. I personally got very little support from my managers.

Advice to Management

Need better communication. One purpose to a chain of command is that messages get passed down to those that need the information. Too often it was last minute information instead of planning and talking to people who need to be in the know. Very disappointed.

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  1. Amazon is a awesome place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazon is a excellent place to work.

    Cons

    No cons to describe here.

  2. Helpful (3)

    You will learn a lot... and will be stressed out most of the time.

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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 a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Coworkers are really smart
    You learn a ton
    Generally very fast-paced

    Cons

    High-pressure environment
    Long hours
    Burn-out is likely

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