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  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Management
Current Employee - Management

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

Pros

Great benefits, salary, and career opportunities
Surrounded by top talent
Looks great on a Resume

Cons

Work/Home life balance is difficult
Change comes too fast, too often, and it does not have a common sense approach. Change comes in silos and is usually done for window dressing rather than attacking root causes to barriers.
Knowledge comes at a premium and is hoarded; not shared.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Manage your own work/life balance, and it's a great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time

    Pros

    Smart and passionate people, interesting problems, and a great connection to the business

    Cons

    Oncall, managers who ask for more until you say enough

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Too frugal, no work-life balance and work is not much interesting in India

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Web Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    - CEO is a visionary
    - An experience to learn how the worlds biggest e-commerce company operates
    - People working here are very smart and talented
    - Agile and fast moving
    - Flexible timing

    Cons

    - Process bureaucracy and jam
    - No work life balance
    - Favoritism
    - Sometimes the "being Frugal" philosophy comes down to being cheap
    - Not much of benefits like other big Internet giants
    - Not much of quality work in India Development Center
    - Employees are treated as "Resource"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to re align mid level management in India to stop bureaucracy, and focus more on people to encourage more talent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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