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Former Employee - Product Manager Intern  in  Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Product Manager Intern in Seattle, WA

I worked at Amazon.com as an intern for less than a year

Pros

Good work ethics and culture
Technical architecture pretty robust
Great long term vision

Cons

Difficult working hours
Strong personalities
Extremely tech environment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reward riskier projects done by interns.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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    Fulfillment center experience

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great health benefits. Free parking.

    Cons

    Poor management. No career path. Poor pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish training plans, goals, expectations, ratings, etc. Basic managerial skills and duties.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Really depends on which team you join

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Work with lots of talented individuals on products that are used by millions of people
    Path for promotion as an individual contributor

    Cons

    Easy to get stuck doing something you don't like
    Managers like to micromanage
    Oncall can be very frequent
    Hours can be very long
    Company very frugal with perks
    Projects are frequently planned to force developers to work overtime to meet goals
    Managers can be too focused on looking like they are working hard instead of delivering results

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust engineers to deliver solutions to problems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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