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Amazing company, with super-smart people and a great atmosphere.

Human Resources (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

Pros-Casual, but intense work environment, surround by smart and engaging people
-Relaxed dress code (jeans, t-shirts, etc.)
-Great environment if you are a "peculiar" Amazonian
-Right in the city, with great access to restaurants, shopping, etc.

Cons-Expensive lunch options (~$10+), since there are no company subsidized cafeterias
-Parking is costly, and public transit is OK
-Benefits are OK, but not on par with Google or MSFT

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work and keep the emphasis on mainting the current culture. Continue hiring great talent, even if it's challenging getting the right people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    8 people found this helpful  

    Culture of blame and bad experience with business

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com


    Pros: -Very bright technical people to work with. -Fast paced, energetic -Projects that… Cons: -Some departments have business wing assuming the role of little bosses. -Business jobs have least amount… Advice to Senior Management: It is technology that drives your business. Not the talkative product managers who throw blame around and take credit. Learn to appreciate… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    35 people found this helpful  

    Treat as a Learning Experience - but already have a plan to leave before you start here...

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com


    Pros: Fast paced delivery to customers - customer centric truly is the core of the company Opportunities to break new technical ground and solve big problems in… Cons: The list will be long and read like many others... First and foremost, the core truth is that this company cares nothing for any employee without… Advice to Senior Management: I will give some - but I think the way the company is is EXACTLY as the senior management want it to be. They… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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