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Long hours and chaotic planning

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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 (more than an year)

Pros

- Get to work with smart people
- Company is loved by customers and its products are used by millions

Cons

- Expectations to work long hours and weekends
- Constantly shifting deadlines make it difficult to stay on top of your responsibilities
- High turnover makes it difficult to form good relationships with colleagues

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More structured planning and fewer randomizing demands from senior management would make the engineering organization more effective.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    I have warehouse experience and forklift experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Package Handler in West Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Package Handler in West Columbia, SC

    I worked at Amazon.com part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Always stayed busy and kept myself occupied

    Cons

    This job didn't have many cons except the part when they laid us off

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    unique culture

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

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

    Pros

    space for innovation and learning. love to work with smart people around

    Cons

    Management pressure and lack of transparency by the management

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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