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Amazon Lakeland Reviews

Updated November 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Get chance to learn a lot while working on a real world problem (in 425 reviews)

  • It really depends on the individual employees to maintain the work-life balance (in 339 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is not easy to maintain (in 1970 reviews)

  • There is nearly no work life balance (in 422 reviews)

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  1. "Its awesome place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fufillment in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Fufillment in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, great discounts for employees, and super awesome bosses. You get paid hours build up and you can use them when you want.

    Cons

    The shifts are very long and your on your standing on your feet the whole time. Do the same thing every day.

    Advice to Management

    Fun friday


  2. "Awesome Place to work for those that love a challenge!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staffing Coordinator in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Staffing Coordinator in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    One of the best companies I have worked for. They care about their employees and the culture is amazing. The growth opportunity is always available and benefits are incredible. In my current role I am always learning new things and I have so much fun meeting different people in the company. I would highly recommend Amazon to those that love a challenge and are dedicated to their career.

    Cons

    There are none so far.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  3. "tear1"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    pay hours people benefits opportunity

    Cons

    management lack of sleep stress

    Advice to Management

    work more as a team with associates


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Warehouse Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good starting job for those that are graduating from high school

    Cons

    Part time. Minimal benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing negative to say about Management.


  5. "Political Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Guide in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Process Guide in Lakeland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people very friendly

    Cons

    Hard work, and hard to move up. If you want to move up do a bad job they move up those that dont make goal.

    Advice to Management

    Give the hard workers a chance we work hard to move up.


  6. "If you can make it here, you will do well any where."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shipping Clerk in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Shipping Clerk in Lakeland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenge yourself daily to do things you never thought you could do and push your own personal limits nearly every day.

    Cons

    The challenge takes a toll on your body and mind after some time. Repetitive tasks with high turnover in management.

    Advice to Management

    Treat the staff like actual people and not machines or numbers. Use common sense and think before you speak sometimes.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Amazon is Great, but could be better"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, hours, seeing how Amazon sends out packages.

    Cons

    Favoritism, lacking in training, political games being played by management and employees.

    Advice to Management

    Favoritism, lacking in training, political games being played by management and employees in warehouses needs to stop. Reward for great employees.

  8. "meh....It gets the pills paid."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FC Shipping Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - FC Shipping Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pay is fair for the market and type of work. Great benefits, VERY flexible with time off / work schedule, pays a huge amount of your college tuition. Monthly bonuses

    Cons

    HOT on the production floor. unbalanced work loads, unfair with time off and learning opportunities, It really feels like they based your success on who you know rather than merit.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to manage Voluntary Time off and Workloads better. Fix your equipment. Slow down to a steady pace instead so that someone doesnt get gurt


  9. "Fast Paced job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Amazon Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Amazon Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people, strong community,friendly,accommodating,open door policy,down to earth,easy to learn,fun,room for growth

    Cons

    long hours,low pay,very physically demanding,slow upward progression,more a machine than a human employee resource despite their best efforts to change this.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your workers and keep up to date on how their doing in their new job,reach out and provide insight things that might be useful to new employees, and most importantly cycle your resources don't keep people in the same place for too long provide them opportunities to grow as an individual.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Fulfillment Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Order Fulfillment Associate and Safety Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Order Fulfillment Associate and Safety Associate in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Customer and Employee Focused Company

    Cons

    No cons to speak of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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