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Updated January 11, 2018
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Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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  • While my work-life balance is great - others are having a different experience (in 2134 reviews)

  • Sometimes no work life balance and manager will not let you work overtime (in 444 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Ambassador in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Ambassador in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere get to know lot of thinks and on how to work with multi-culture people.

    Cons

    Peak seasons are very challenging just need to keep your cool and calmness.


  2. "Not sure"

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    Former Employee - Order Picker in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Order Picker in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team work good environment

    Cons

    Manager doesn’t communicate well with associate

    Advice to Management

    Always communicate with associates

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Fun fast paced environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Fun excercise a lot, safety is a priority

    Cons

    Shifts are very long


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Labourer"

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    Former Employee - General Labour in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - General Labour in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fixed hours
    Plenty of overtime in peak months
    Friendly staff
    good benefits

    Cons

    lots of walking, be prepared to get blisters in your first few months.
    It gets better.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Not employee focused"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    great co-workers
    good place to learn about factory type work

    Cons

    management needs to see how they do with rates
    management young and focus too much on their computer stats then reality
    very large turn over

    Advice to Management

    treat employees better, there is a reason for high turnover


  6. "Amazon Fulfillment Centre"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay for students and if you are looking for 45-60 hours a week during holiday season, this is the place to work.

    Cons

    Extremely busy hours, strong emphasis on your performance. If you aren't productive, they let you go.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good seasonal job if you need some money quickly"

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    Former Contractor - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Amazon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, management, good pay

    Cons

    Long hours, safety shoes requirement makes it painful

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  8. "Warehouse associate"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment. Good for new immigrants

    Cons

    No opportunity of future development


  9. Helpful (1)

    "process assistant"

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    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    working since the day one so enjoying my job

    Cons

    long hours,less vacation.same money for 5 year and one year employee

    Advice to Management

    should be flexible,do job rotation more often


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Area Manager"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Learning environment for warehouse operations

    Cons

    Productivity a priority, safety is not. Shift changes and high staff turnover due to scientific management

    Advice to Management

    if the employees are important listen to them not the cliques in management who tell you what you want to hear


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