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Amazon Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 7, 2019

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3.9
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Amazon Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos
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21,836 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work environment (the environment is good at Amazon when compared to many other companies)(in 1711 reviews)

  • "Friendly fast paced always help you(in 1428 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance - this is not the place to work if you're expecting a strict 9-to-5 schedule(in 3085 reviews)

  • "Stressful work long hours from time to time(in 1708 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good work environment"

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    Current Employee - Sortation Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary is good, team spirit is high, motivating supervisors and managers

    Cons

    Standing for long hours, limited potential for promotion

    Advice to Management

    Implement a promotional avenue and remove it from the decisions of senior management as it can be biased with a high possibility of cronyism

    Amazon2019-12-06
  2. "Best innovator ever"

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    Current Employee - GM Enterprise Business EMEA in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Customer obsession, teamwork, innovation, passion for making the amazing

    Cons

    long hours effort... intensive travel

    Advice to Management

    Best in class people

    Amazon2019-11-16
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good challenging place to work"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Progression, good chances to progress

    Cons

    Long hours especially during peak

    Amazon2019-10-31
  4. "Great place to work and develop ypur skills."

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and gtwat management.

    Cons

    Long hours and can be physically demanding at peak times.

    Amazon2019-10-30
  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibe and competitive salary. Good overtime pay.

    Cons

    Physically hard and long hours

    Amazon2019-10-29
  6. "If you enjoy working with talented people..."

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to have real impact

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of process

    Amazon2019-10-23
  7. "I worked there for 6 months, I would not recommend it unless you were desperate for money."

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Rugeley, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay is better than similar type of jobs Overtime shifts are plenty

    Cons

    Short breaks Long hours Ridiculous targets, especially when picking Horrible management

    Amazon2019-11-05
  8. "Dead"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cool warehouse environment, decent food made

    Cons

    Long hours short breaks, boring job not busy at all

    Amazon2019-10-30
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good team, hard work, underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people hard working nice friendly. You will learn a lot

    Cons

    Abuse of brand name to underpay. No real flexibility, can work from home which is nice but still long hours. Slow growth

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees more fairly. Dont abuse of brand name to underpay. Promote growth more consistently. Encourage switching teams if possible

    Amazon2019-10-09
  10. "managing channels"

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    Current Employee - Channel Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    professional attitude, good salary, maternity benefits

    Cons

    long hours, cold people, mechanical job

    Amazon2019-10-24
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