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9 people found this helpful  

Great company

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Pros:
+ Like others have said, you are really encouraged to act as a business owner.
+ Work is fast paced and can be a grind, but there is never a dull moment.
+ Strong commitment to the Leadership Principles.
+ Commitment to the long term goals of the company vs. parity with retail competitors.
+ Employees are rewarded for their work and compensated appropriately.
+ Beautiful campus

Cons

Cons:
- Can be a grind - long hours are the rule, not the exception. Work life balance is heavily weighted to work.
- Management and management expectations varies greatly from business unit to business unit.
- Typical red-flags within a company (like high turnover) are not investigated.
- Culture is very male-centric. Women need to have thick skin and be willing to speak up and be heard.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

3944 Other Employee Reviews for Amazon.com (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Customer centric but demanding

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    work experice you get is very good

    Cons

    very long hours for day, including holidays

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no micromanagement

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Nice pay, but not enough pay to deal with the favoritism and discouragement from higher tiers.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Plainfield, IN (US)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Plainfield, IN (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay and time off once hired.

    Cons

    never good enough to some managers esp. if they already don't like you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring better attitudes and respect to the table and you will def. get the same in return

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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