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"Good money but awful work/life balance, hours, pressure"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

money, room for creativity/openness to new ideas and trying new things

Cons

many unreasonable expectations, 60 hour+ workweek

Advice to Management

Care more about your people's work/life balance and do something to make it better instead of ignoring the problem or thinking just because your worklife was/is hard you have to make it so for all that come after you.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "FC management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management
    Current Employee - Management
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, salary, and career opportunities
    Surrounded by top talent
    Looks great on a Resume

    Cons

    Work/Home life balance is difficult
    Change comes too fast, too often, and it does not have a common sense approach. Change comes in silos and is usually done for window dressing rather than attacking root causes to barriers.
    Knowledge comes at a premium and is hoarded; not shared.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Rewarding work for a great company. They need to focus on employees for next stage of growth."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of ownership in work product
    Restricted stock units
    Lots of autonomy

    Cons

    Can be very competitive
    Not a lot of training or feedback.

    Advice to Management

    Help people to grow in their jobs. Promote from within.

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