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Long hours and chaotic planning

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  • Culture & Values
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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 (more than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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 Management

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

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  1. I have warehouse experience and forklift experience

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    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 a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Always stayed busy and kept myself occupied

    Cons

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

  2. internship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Amazon.com as an intern

    Pros

    good opportunity and they provide a lot of chances

    Cons

    They need strong techniques and strong background

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