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Former Employee - Operations Leadership Intern in Reno, NV
Former Employee - Operations Leadership Intern in Reno, NV

I worked at Amazon.com as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

-Able to learn lots of things
-Interns actually get to do important things. You get to learn what it's like to be a manager and get assigned a project
-People are hard-working and fun
-Great benefits - pay is solid, housing, car rental

Cons

-Lack of communication - seemed like associates are given different instructions by managers
-High turnover at company (many managers left)
-Wasn't the most organized internship

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve communication between management and employees!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    great place to work

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    Current Employee - Associate in Coffeyville, KS
    Current Employee - Associate in Coffeyville, KS

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

    Pros

    great schedule, ot available occasionally now, will be plentiful during peak season

    Cons

    grueling work at times, very little training, but its possible to get individual training in most depts I've worked in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more and extensive mgmt training for inexperienced new mgmt

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Challenging and rewarding

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    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in West Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in West Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    -Always challenging work
    -Make a difference to bottom-line
    -Always helping customers
    -Learn from REALLY smart people
    -Great pay

    Cons

    -Oncall can cut into life
    -Always lots to do, so don't expect a slacking week
    -Expensive lunch choices in caf and around the area

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think employees first, then customers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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