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Updated September 18, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2384 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 497 reviews)

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  1. "Peculiar culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paced, long term driven, customer obsessed. Very smart people.

    Cons

    Your work/life balance depends on the team you are in. Some people will work from 9-5 and be able to work from home when needed. Other people will work crazy hours and will have to go to the office everyday no matter what.


  2. "Cloud Support Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Always busy and learning, and never bored

    Cons

    Sometimes (depending on team) there was a stress and env pressure

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible staff. Fluid workflow.

    Cons

    Favortism. Consistently need to check up on request made via management.


  4. "Tier III Leader"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Whitestown, IN
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Whitestown, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Growth as a leader while gaining a lot of skills such as multitasking, situational decision making earning trust among your peers.

    Cons

    Stressful at times and open on all holidays on closed 2 days a year so i am sure it becomes a larger burden on family life the further up you move same as any other job

    Advice to Management

    Associates before numbers. Increase your morale and the numbers will follow.


  5. "Overall good company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scanner in East Point, GA
    Former Employee - Scanner in East Point, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Part time and benefits

    Cons

    Too many people working at one line

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work


  6. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Good Pay and a lot of challenge work

    Cons

    not sure , maybe work life balance


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Day one..... Everyday"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FC - Operations Associate in Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - FC - Operations Associate in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The environment. Work Hard, Have Fun, & Make History is more than words, it's a mantra that is upheld every minute of every day.

    Cons

    If your not good with a fast pace or change and just like status quo or decision by debate or deliberation this is not the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Cool job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Prime Shopper
    Current Employee - Prime Shopper

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, fast work, easy work

    Cons

    Not that many hours


  9. "Software Development Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Best and brightest people to work with

    Cons

    Sometimes there is lot of work pressure


  10. "Applied scientist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Very good Business ownership for ic

    Cons

    Have Limited technical growths opportunities


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