Amazon - Most amazing collection of people and mission imaginable. | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Most amazing collection of people and mission imaginable."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Brilliant colleagues, massive intellectual freedom, resources to do big things, rigor

    Cons

    sometimes a little too "vocally self critical"

    Advice to Management

    just keep going, but maybe start to open up to outsiders' views of the world,

    Amazon2019-01-28
  1. "Software development engineer"

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

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Constant growth opportunities, challenging issues, high standard of quality, smart people

    Cons

    Relatively weak benefits, team placement can dictate experience

    Amazon2019-04-29
  2. Helpful (1838)

    "You Get What You Put In"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Really smart people, a lot of opportunity for growth, always encouraged to be innovative, think big, and create something new. Competitive salary and benefits with other major tech companies. 100% self motivating work environment. No dress code and 4 legged friends are welcome.

    Cons

    You have to be self motivated. NO ONE will hold your hand and tell you that you're doing a great job. If you need constant affirmations from management, this company isn't for you.

    Advice to Management

    More on-boarding training before new employees are thrown in the fire. The first couple of weeks can be very confusing on where to find the information you need that pertains to your job.

    Amazon2016-01-11

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