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Work hard, have fun, make history - in that order!

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Recruiter in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Recruiter in Seattle, WA

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

Pros

There's a reason the "work hard" part of this company's tag line is first... You're going to work hard. But if you love what you do and have a passion for the innovative, always-pushing-forward culture, this could be a good fit.

Cons

Work life balance does not exist. At all.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find a way to create, innovate and change the world without burning your best and brightest out!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Awesone

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    Great people. Great Technologies. Always new projects. Work never gets boring. plenty of things to do workwise, learning wise. Flexible in change in role in career path. Have great Management and exceutive leaders

    Cons

    At times sucks and takes away time from family during launch craziness.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about employee's work life balance,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A good alternative to Microsoft

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Downtown Seattle location is very nice
    Challenging Work
    Decent compensation

    Cons

    Poor work environment (open floor)
    EXTREME Cheapness (to the point of not having the tools to do jobs efficiently)
    Insane security requirements and legal involvement
    Hard to hire necessary workers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize that some jobs need quality equipment and sufficient resources.
    Authorize more contract workers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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