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Amazon Avenel Reviews

Updated June 20, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2287 reviews)

  • "No work life - personal life balance" (in 472 reviews)

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  1. "Long Hours But Very Easy"

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    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Pay
    Easy Job
    Good People

    Cons

    Long Days
    Need to Work Quickly

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job


  2. "Warehouse Associate"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good hours,environment safe,helpful associates,benefits,good pay

    Cons

    hard to move up in position,hr problems,

    Advice to Management

    Be more resoureful

  3. "Pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Avenel, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Avenel, NJ

    I have been working at Amazon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Different tasks daily positive work environment

    Cons

    No hours boring work


  4. "Amazon Fresh Associate"

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    Former Employee - Fresh Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Fresh Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy application process. Great brand name

    Cons

    Very monotonous job and no team involvement.


  5. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible hours, holiday pay.

    Cons

    Routine work. Amazon Fresh department was not the best when employees had to go from room temperature environments to sub zero temperatures (winter gear was provided but it was still cold)

    Advice to Management

    More creativity in the workplace.


  6. "Amazon Package Handler"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Package Handler in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Part Time Package Handler in Avenel, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time

    Pros

    You receive a paycheck every week.

    Cons

    Very demanding high performance job. You better have high stamina.

    Advice to Management

    They need to treat employees like working him and not working robots.


  7. "good"

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    Former Employee - Packing in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Packing in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    benefits are great, breaks are great, onsite Hr is great

    Cons

    they fire people left to right

    Advice to Management

    treat employees better

  8. "Unfriendly"

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    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time

    Pros

    The work isn't that hard

    Cons

    Some managers don't know how to be managers.

    Advice to Management

    Stop picking on people because of what they look like.


  9. "Good pay but tiring work"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Avenel, NJ

    I worked at Amazon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Simple job, don't need to use your brain that much. Decent pay for the work

    Cons

    Very tiring work since it is manual labor.

    Advice to Management

    Fix your system of grading overall quality.


  10. "I enjoyed my time there everybody was great in helping each other out"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Avenel, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The hours and pay was good and Mangement was great, good location because it was close to home , people were very friendly and supportive of one another. I enjoyed my time there but it was seasonal part time work I wanted to stay but there no available positions

    Cons

    A lot of lifting of heavy packages but eventually got used to it , they often switched people from station to different stations when slow

    Advice to Management

    Some benefits would be nice


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