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  • Seattle, WA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1994
  • Company - Public (AMZN)
  • Internet & Web Services
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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All Amazon teams and businesses, from Prime delivery to AWS, are guided by four key tenets: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building ...

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Top CEOs: 2014 (#33), 2013 (#16)

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26,562 Ratings
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Jan 27, 2023 - Level 4 Tech in Seattle, WA
Positive Outlook
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Positive team and environment, produces upward mobility


Not as much paid time off as I would like.

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Nothing, they're great.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Amazon

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Amazon’s mission is to be the Earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion. Our customers are diverse and we know we serve them better having and building diverse teams. Our diverse perspectives help us push each other to think bigger, and differently, about the products and services that we build for our customers and the day-to-day nature of our workplace. We want our employees and the communities we operate in to embrace that we are all human, we are all different, and we are all equal. Coming into work, every Amazonian should feel comfortable sharing their unique perspectives and seeking out the perspectives of others – this

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How is diversity at Amazon? balance, holiday calendar/time off, burnout, frugality, cheapness, 401k match, politics, performance plans, difficult and politicized promotions not based on merit or effort, lack of communication/transparency, lack of diversity, lack of respect for parents/families....Read More

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    Warehouse Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
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    Very simple. Take a photo, do a drug test and you're done. You will fill out paperwork and give them your ID and social then they will tell you which Amazon warehouse you will be working at and what days and times your shift is. Then after your background check you will get an offer and they will give you a start date.

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Company Updates

January 12, 2023
Product News
From improving sleep for millions to customizing a Disney resort experience - there’s a team for that. You know the products. You likely even own one or two (or ten). From Kindle to Alexa to the new Halo Rise, Amazon’s impressive slate of devices is even more vast and innovative than you realize. This fall, Amazon’s Devices & Services announced an array of new products, as well as exciting updates to existing ones. The tech giant has carefully curated all of these releases under a new concept, called “Ambient Intelligence” - technology that works (quietly) in the background to intuitively meet the needs of customers and enable them to live their lives to the fullest. Hundreds of people worked collaboratively for years to make these enhancements, and we caught up with a few to talk shop about this new direction.
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Meet the Makers: The team behind Amazon's Halo Rise, Kindle Scribe and Alexa Custom Assistant
October 13, 2022
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Forbes surveyed more than 150,000 employees around the world and named us one of the top employers among 800 companies worldwide for 2022. Thanks to all of our teams across the globe!
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Amazon Awards & Accolades

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  • Forbes World's Best EmployersForbes2022

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