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"This company likes to put band-aids over broken bones."

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Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Gouldsboro, PA
Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Gouldsboro, PA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

The other employees are great to work with and a few of the managers actually do care.
They always need help so overtime is no problem.

Cons

Low pay for the area.
The managers only see what they want to see.
There's no follow through with anything.
No actions are taken on people who don't follow the rules.
Carbon copy yearly review process.
Unless you're a "popular kid" with the managers than you're going no where in the company.
The managers don't care what you have to say unless your nose is brown.
The office area is like a playground; they're always throwing stuff at each other and playing games.

Advice to Management

Leave your offices and watch how hard some of your employeess work. Stop judging the employees as a whole and realize that we are individuals. Stop catering to your "favorite" employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great learning. salary yet not so good employee satisfaction"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation is cool. Good joining bonus and stock options (but it is distributed over a substantial period of time as part of emp retention). Great learning about various latest technologies, scalability factors, immediate impact etc.

    Cons

    Bad employee satisfaction. No one cares about emp workspace / perks (like shuttle / food / sports memberships etc).


  2. "Amazon is fast paced company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employees are encouraged to demonstrate leadership skills at any job level.
    Encourages knowledge sharing, changing of job roles and internal transfers.
    Amazon maintains internal wiki, which contains lots of information, it is useful during initial learning curve for new employees

    Cons

    Amazon is fast paced, so documentation is not thorough for some components. Lots of knowledge would come from experience using different tools or discussing with senior peers.

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