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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 26 January 2015
Updated 26 January 2015
4,136 Reviews
3.4
4,136 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • You can definitely learn a lot in short spam in Amazon as they make you work a lot (in 118 reviews)

  • Density of talent: Some really smart people spoiling their careers here (in 352 reviews)


Cons
  • Company is not at all sorry to screw people's work-life balance for itself to excel (in 636 reviews)

  • There is literally no work life balance inside this company (in 145 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    An awesome place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Associate in Chennai
    Current Employee - Retail Associate in Chennai

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

    Pros

    Lots of freedom given for you to learn more and improve in the company.
    Awesome work culture.
    Decent benefits.

    Cons

    The growth is pretty slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management does not know what is happening in the lower level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good environment, positive minded people..great place to work..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Transcriber in Chennai
    Current Employee - Transcriber in Chennai

    I have been working at Amazon.com as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    above average pay, transparency decency..

    Cons

    work pressure is a little high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good management..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    By experience with Amazon has been excellent !!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Best learning and you own your career, people live and breathe the leadership principles.

    Cons

    not figured it out, have very strong values and priciples

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thanks for everything that you provide.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Employee Friendly

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Less pressure
    Decent Pay
    Fixed timings
    most of the employees are youngsters #fun
    Leave policy

    Cons

    Stringent Higher Management
    December # work Loads

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It's a great experience!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    People processes are great. You really have to earn your promotions and they are more merit based than anywhere else I've come across.

    Cons

    Work Life Balance - not much of it. B-school cliques are very common.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Seller Support Associate in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Seller Support Associate in Hyderābād

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Keeps you on your toes,
    Benefits are good,
    Ample Training per your needs,
    Mentor-ship Programs

    Cons

    Work life balance, Micro Management,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Good perks, ownership, nice problems to solve, exposure, permanent relocation to US

    Cons

    Stressful, high expectations, tight time lines, stress, stress

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Please reconsider joining any of the operations team at Amazon

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Catalog Quality Specialist in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Catalog Quality Specialist in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, no work pressure, free transport and several other benefits

    Cons

    No growth in terms of learning and career advancement. Growing within the organization won't take you anywhere outside. Most of the the tools used in Ops teams are internally developed and has no relevance to outside world. Not too flexible with the timings. Super monotonous work which add no value to your resume. Career goals and responsibilities are inflated in JD...so beware!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop hiring over qualified people for ops teams

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    lot of opportunities. Mostly you will code from scratch!

    Cons

    on call and lot of work! no work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    You will love it or hate it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you can get things done, this is the place to be. No one will stop you to try new things. Moving to different teams are encouraged a lot. Great opportunity to transfer to Amazon international offices permanently.
    Very intelligent set of people to work with.
    You will get to really own deliveries in your capacity.

    Cons

    After you join, hikes are not great. Promotions are only for the very best. You can end up spending considerable amount of time in your current job level.
    No focus on employee satisfaction apart from compensation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start focusing on Employee satisfaction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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