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Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

ProsHigh talent, high ownership, responsibility

ConsDemanding, long working hours if you want to have a successful career

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall, much better than most companies. They make a serious effort to meet their employee's needs

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros: Very generous. Plenty of opportunities for advancement. Easy to… Cons: Needs better organization. Also, better communication of the opportunities available… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Good Exposure to a Highly Successful Company, But Don't Expect Adequate Compensation or Upwards Mobility

    Software Development Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

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

    Pros: Very smart people. You will get to work with many high achievers from both the engineering and business worlds. Engineers get to learn… Cons: Ridiculously hard to get promoted. You're more likely to see incompetent managers get hired into positions that they don't want to promote you to. Performance… Advice to Senior Management: Shift the culture away from top-down, middle-management-heavy dynamics, and start fostering more focused and creative teams from below. Reward more. Promote more frequently from within.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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