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Updated March 4, 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexibility & Work/Life Balance" (in 607 reviews)

  • "You will learn a lot in this place" (in 555 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is tough sometimes" (in 2599 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 536 reviews)

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  1. "Work and play and work and don't play ever again!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You got freedom more so that its a double edge sword if you don't read the fine print or ask question and seek understanding!

    Cons

    You got to be on point and understand you are responsible for everything!

    Advice to Management

    Communicate effectively and show empathy and understanding but be respectful and not rude and ignorant!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Nice"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inventory Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Inventory Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of benefit and possibility of promotion

    Cons

    Your career development is substantially depend on your manager. Some are mean.

    Advice to Management

    It is not fair to lusten only managers only for fair and balanced promotion

  3. "Scan and place item in bin"

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    Former Employee - Inbound Stow in Linthicum, MD
    Former Employee - Inbound Stow in Linthicum, MD

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

    Pros

    Great hours and pay rates

    Cons

    Very Tiring , Lack of Sleep and Eating

    Advice to Management

    Needs an extra 15 min break


  4. "Long Hours"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid very well and during regular non peak season had 3 days off.

    Cons

    Super long hours min 12hr days up to 16hr days

    Advice to Management

    Be transparent


  5. "Nice but also team dependent"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pack Flow in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Pack Flow in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great shift, awesome benefits, and good pay

    Cons

    Too team dependent, if someone is not at there station you then have to wait on then witch slows you down.

    Advice to Management

    Please make sure those who are in a position of dependence can be depended on.


  6. "Worst jobs"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tier I Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Tier I Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Give away
    Pay for schools

    Cons

    Long hour
    Really easy to get fired
    Horrible mangers
    Short lunch breaks


  7. "Tiring"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weekly pay, schedule flexibility

    Cons

    Tiring, breaking down of the body

    Advice to Management

    More than two 30 minute lunch breaks or make them longer

  8. "Good temporary position"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Climate controlled warehouse
    Pay was good for warehouse work

    Cons

    Short breaks - 15 minutes
    Have to go through metal detector for breaks; if your belt or keys set off the detector you have to wait to be hand scanned then miss your break

    Advice to Management

    have more security available to hand scan while exiting warehouse


  9. "Amazon Fulfillment Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fullfilment Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Fullfilment Associate in Baltimore, MD

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

    Pros

    Set schedule, Good benefits. Paid time off

    Cons

    Everyone is paid the same amount

    Advice to Management

    Create a better pay scale to encourage hard workers


  10. "Warehouse worker"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working for Amazon is great experience

    Cons

    Only problem they downsized quickly

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advice


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