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Good money but awful work/life balance, hours, pressure

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

money, room for creativity/openness to new ideas and trying new things

Cons

many unreasonable expectations, 60 hour+ workweek

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Care more about your people's work/life balance and do something to make it better instead of ignoring the problem or thinking just because your worklife was/is hard you have to make it so for all that come after you.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    gud

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time

    Pros

    gud salary has a better work culture than any other companies which boast about themselves. no dress code

    Cons

    nothing much bad to say about it

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Solid company with lots of opportunities

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

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

    Pros

    Strong customer focus.
    Good career advancement
    Choice of many different projects
    Very smart peoples
    Great stock price increase

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit bureaucratic
    A bit too frugal about their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more the input of engineers. Make sure that software built of high quality has a good chance of shipping.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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