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Area manager seasonal contract work

Area Manager (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ (US)

I worked at Amazon.com as a contractor for less than a year

ProsPay I thought was above average
hours - was perfect 4 -10 hr shifts

ConsLack of communication between managers

Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicated with managers before so everyone is not telling employees to do different things.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to gain varied experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: - High Hiring Bar - Your career is your responsibility - Gain a lot of experience in a short time - Autonomy… Cons: - Need to wear a lot of hats - Review process is short and intense - Some managers have little time to advise career development - High… Advice to Senior Management: Push the mentor program. Since mentors have chosen to volunteer their time to help others, employees might find it easier get career development help.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Okay projects, bad work environment, terrible benefits

Software Development Engineer II (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year


Pros: Projects are interesting. You can get technical challenge with… Cons: Work environment is not great. In the beginning, A shared desk was assigned to me without cube. A small war-room kind of office… Advice to Senior Management: You need to care your employees as human being. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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