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"Amazing company, with super-smart people and a great atmosphere."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Casual, but intense work environment, surround by smart and engaging people
-Relaxed dress code (jeans, t-shirts, etc.)
-Great environment if you are a "peculiar" Amazonian
-Right in the city, with great access to restaurants, shopping, etc.

Cons

-Expensive lunch options (~$10+), since there are no company subsidized cafeterias
-Parking is costly, and public transit is OK
-Benefits are OK, but not on par with Google or MSFT

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work and keep the emphasis on mainting the current culture. Continue hiring great talent, even if it's challenging getting the right people.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "High Pressure, high growth and compensation"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    high growth and high compensation

    Cons

    High Pressure job. Should have better work life balance


  2. "Great tech company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to build software - engineers are given a lot of space to find the right way to solve problems.

    Cons

    The holidays are overly busy and instead of being able to relax and enjoy some time off - the place is hectic.

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