410 employees reported this benefit
Eligible employees receive Amazon Restricted Stock Units.
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More on-boarding training before new employees are thrown in the fire. The first couple of weeks can be very confusing on where to find the information you need that pertains to your job.
Stock options are always good I don't see how you can feel a list of Market crashes
I like that we were each given a certain number of shares upon hire, that we get additional shares each year on our anniversary (I believe...), and that we're given the investment opportunity. It should help us diversify, if nothing else. Right?
There are no ESPP programs
stock is granted as RSUs and vesting period varies; initial offer vests differently than after you've been at the company for greater than 3 years
Amazon provides a stock option for Full-Time employees ONLY.
This is the best part of the compensation. Every employee owns stock with Amazon and you have the opportunity to earn more based on annual review. Once it vest it's yours to do with as you wish.
Great, but please, what about not discounting less of this, the taxes are so hig it does not even make them profitable at the end
Best I have seen to date