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"Eye-opening and relaxed."

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Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Dogs are allowed to come to the office! Very relaxed atmosphere is encouraged. Creativity and teamwork are two great focuses.

Cons

It's only my third day so I really can't gage any cons yet. However, I have already seen a lot of office politics that I'd rather not be a party to.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (2)

    "BI, research, and optimization (math/statistics) for Amazon's business"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist III in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Research Scientist III in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Tools and resources are available for research
    Easy access to data
    Get help from peers when needed
    Flexible work hours

    Cons

    Slow raise
    Small work space (less than 1/4 of my previous compamy)
    Below average benifits and 401k match
    Involved too much in production


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Self Promotion is more important to"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - smart co-workers
    - interesting problems to solve
    - good initial stock options

    Cons

    - work/life balanace
    - review/promotion process
    - you will need to learn to manage your own carrier development
    - essential to be your own cheerleader and Self Promotion is very important.
    - managers are not trained and their incompentence hurts you and not them

    Advice to Management

    Work on true career development, compensation and benefits. Managers should be taught to manage and train them to set their employees up for success.

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