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"Not what I was expecting, great potential if working in another dept"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Team Lead in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Team Lead in Portland, OR
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

team work, wonderful people who work hard

Cons

hours, pay, work balance, micromanaged

Advice to Management

listen to your employees and review the workload

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Depends on the team and the manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good salaries/Compensation, Sign in bonus is good as well.
    Lots of talented people ( some of them are pricks as well)

    Cons

    - Pager Duty, 15 minutes to respond in the event of an alert
    - Managers main goal is to suck blood out of you. Most of them are micro managers.

    Advice to Management

    - Stop hiring managers from consulting companies who have never written a single line of code.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place for go-getters"

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity at a growing company

    Cons

    No attention or resources for those looking to have their hands held.


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