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"Hard but fun working place"

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Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Chattanooga, TN
Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Chattanooga, TN
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Easy job, good pay, tons of opportunity for overtime

Cons

not much chance to move up in the company unless your military experienced.

Advice to Management

Don't throw the book at people if they have one bad week and let people move up if they are qualified.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. "Customer focused at the expense of employees"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Breinigsville, PA
    Former Employee - Associate in Breinigsville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Higher rate of compensation than average
    -Good benefits

    Cons

    -Inexperienced lower management
    -Very impersonal relationships
    -Brutal time off policies
    -Production rate requirements constantly in flux and rising.

    Advice to Management

    Give associate morale more weight when reviewing the performance of direct supervisors.


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    "Investigator Specialist Chinese Language"

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    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist Chinese Language in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist Chinese Language in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovation: A lot of talents in the company
    Lead ahead: A lot of rich resource knowledge and learning opportunity, you will grow with the co. and benefit the sucess
    Management: Productive, efficient, skillful, problem solver

    Cons

    Management: Micro management, electronic monitoring, poor communication
    Long hour: if it is not a torture-land it is a slavery camp. It is hard to balance family and work.
    Data Driven: Twist your arms and get the job done.
    Core value: misuse company core value on everything
    Change quickly: Decision was changed all the time, you begin your doubt about what is going on

    Advice to Management

    The manager should stop using people for new ideas, and later throw people away like an old shoes.

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