Amazon.com
3.4 of 5 2,796 reviews
www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.4 2,796 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

Amazon.com Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

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65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Only for workaholic.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amazon.com

Pros- Challenging work
- Chance to work on latest technology.
- No politics among co-workers.
- Open communication
- Best pay in market.

Cons- No work-life balance.
- Push hard on employees to extend their work time.

Advice to Senior Management- Beside Customer Obsession, Keep employee welfare in mind as well.

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

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Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGreat tech company. Great people . Good leadership principles you imbibe if one is willing to.

ConsNo Perks apart from salary. Manager and Senior Manager level is not that supportive. Too Diplomatic for a tech company( I think its more in India ). Too much interference from them. On Call Support for 24/7 . Scrum is run by managers where it should be run by SDEs . No Work Life Balance.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop being too bureaucratic and diplomatic . Give the scrum to SDEs and please understand that oncall should not be 24/7. We are not slaves!

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

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Its energetic. But you need to be able to cope up

Risk Investigator (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsNice and friendly work atmosphere.
Great office (WTC Bangalore)
Free pickup and drop (where-ever you put up in bangalore)
Decent compensation for over-timers

ConsGlobal shifts
Need to be ready to work at night shifts
Sucky canteen

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Challenging but hectic

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

Prosgr8 crowd, Ownership given for tasks

ConsDifficult to manage work life balance

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

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Little more than neutral

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time

ProsLess bindings and tracking by managers

ConsNot a proper way of managing systems

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep even little things in order so that employee would best on their own

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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top notch experience!!!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amazon.com

ProsEmployees are very energetic in carrying out the work. The operation is smooth without blaming games across colleagues.

ConsDelegation of authority should be discussed before joining.

Advice to Senior ManagementDelegation of authority should be taken care off.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company, Bad Employer

Risk Investigator (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsGrow with the company with plenty of career opportunities. Great brand value.

ConsDepressing work culture. No incentives. Limited or no opportunity to travel.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere's a fine line between frugality and cheapness. We're are unfortunately on the wrong side.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to get corporate exposure

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chennai

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

ProsGreat people, great facilities, fantastic work environment

ConsMenial pay, stunted career growth

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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exp at AMAZON

Programmer/Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

Prosa lot to learn, ownership, less heirarchy

Constoo much work, no fun

Advice to Senior Managementmanagement is good

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent Company, although the new management always keeps you on you toe

Seller Support Associate (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsGood salary for a fresher, better than current market standards. Dress Code: Wear something

-The job we do at amazon is amazing. Free transport(being the only reason for retention)
-data driven culture (can be manipulated by the management)
-high growth possibility (If you have the right people to back you)
-Recent management has a pathetic approach towards employees, otherwise all good

ConsEvery passing day a new con would arise. The list might be too lengthy

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease change your approach. Treat us like fellow employees, not slaves.

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

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