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Amazon New York City Reviews

Updated July 19, 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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    • Senior Management
    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. "work hard"

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

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

    Pros

    easy to mive up in the company. great pay great benefits all in day 1. pay for your school after a year

    Cons

    they have long hours for shifts

  3. "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


  4. "It was a wonderful job that taught me different level of organizational skill"

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    Former Employee - Courier in Carteret, NJ
    Former Employee - Courier in Carteret, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a stable job that wasn’t going anywhere

    Cons

    Delivery is a new thing for amazon so honestly , they did not know what they were doing .

    Advice to Management

    I believe they tried their best.


  5. "Excellent work ethics"

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    Former Employee - Dock Captain in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Dock Captain in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent experience on the ship dock, was appointed dock captain for amazon in edison fast learner and cross trainer.

    Cons

    The animosity or gossip that goes around in the workspace, creates an uncertain complication that affects everyone in the workplace.

    Advice to Management

    Please watch out for the gossip and conflict arising in the workplace and also to a point those in charge that deserve there correct roles.


  6. "It is all about your team!"

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    Current Employee - Security in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Security in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highly intelligent coworkers, the Amazon Way of communicating and strategy, interesting projects and people who have passion for their work, animals, and their coworkers

    Cons

    If you can't manage boundaries - you will work yourself to the ground.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to grow leaders and managers to focus on the people. Resources are always lacking, and knowing the teams challenges and reiterating back is helpful.


  7. "Training Program Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Training Program Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Training Program Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You work with the best and brightest employees at all levels. People are ambitious and are always thinking ahead of the curve. Being innovative but for the right reasons is how things progress and working in a collaborative an inclusive environment make it fun!

    Cons

    Doing more with less is a challenge and with little direction. It's not the perfect place for everyone unless you like the challenge.

  8. "Sollution Architect"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Continuous Learning as culture, Opportunity to make big impact and Very nimble culture.

    Cons

    While I don't think its con...some do... things do move relatively fast here...

    Advice to Management

    Ownership is great. Teamwork is important too. Need put more emphasis on better collaboration.


  9. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really Nothing to share :V

    Cons

    Everything is so terrible :V


  10. "Producer"

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    Former Employee - Producer for Amazon Fashion in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Producer for Amazon Fashion in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazon was a fast paced and fun working environment, where I was surrounded by a lot of talented people.

    Cons

    I often thought there were too many meetings and ultimately Amazon is still very corporate.


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