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Updated August 19, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Recruiter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Fun company to work for

    Cons

    Hiring bar is too high, makes recruiting difficult


  2. "warehouse associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Moreno Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Associate in Moreno Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    co-workers, paid time off and vacation

    Cons

    long hours, mandatory overtime, horrible choice of work hours

  3. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, if you're willing to work hard

    Cons

    Hard work, if you want to get paid


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Fulfillment associate"

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    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits package, no experience required they will train you

    Cons

    Very fast paced and a lot of associates can't keep up which means you pick up the slack. Can be very stressful at times


  5. "Work Experience"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer Intern in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer Intern in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to learn ad work

    Cons

    less stipend and perks as compared to other big techies


  6. "Amazon Warehouse Associate"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is $14.25 an hour at SSF location, don't have to deal with customers

    Cons

    Quota, culture sucks, hours are horrible, employee discount is a joke, feel like a wageslave, depressing environment, dead-end job

    Advice to Management

    Train new employees better, have better culture, longer breaks for part time employees


  7. "Packaging"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people, positive environment, and great food.

    Cons

    There's only one, Standing on 6ft of concrete all day everyday.

    Advice to Management

    Be who you are and watch amazing things happen

  8. "Great company of innovation, constant willingness to adapt to change, inspiring and dynamic enviornment."

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    Current Employee - Brand Specialist SVS in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist SVS in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic environment
    Steep learning curve
    Variety of responsibilities
    Opportunity for innovation
    Intelligent individuals
    Every day is the first day
    Never stop learning

    Cons

    Constant change of course makes enviornment very stressful
    Scrutiny in every single word or data presented in meetings
    Management doesnt develop you in direction you want but puts you on projects suitable to the business needs without your consult
    A lot of internal politics and people being kicked out of their roles without explanation which is why there's such a high staff turnover
    Low pay in comparison to other big tech firms such as Google etc.


  9. "Good opportunities unless your in a remote office"

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    Former Employee - SRE in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - SRE in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stocks did great, travelling opportunities, sense of ownerships

    Cons

    Work in a remote office means being an ops slave for the HQ.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be too much customer obsessed if you can't be team obsessed


  10. "Senior Financial Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Accountant in Cork (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Accountant in Cork (Ireland)

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

    Pros

    fast paced environment and diverse role

    Cons

    demanding company which results considerable time investment


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