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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.3 3,293 reviews

85% Approve of the CEO

Amazon.com Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

(2,294 ratings)

64% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good opportunity to learn a lot in a particular area of software development (in 101 reviews)

  • Density of talent: Some really smart people spoiling their careers here (in 306 reviews)


Cons
  • Company is not at all sorry to screw people's work-life balance for itself to excel (in 540 reviews)

  • There is literally no work life balance inside this company (in 125 reviews)

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    Unprofessional, unrespectful environment

    Software Development Manager (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Pros- Good talent pool
    - Decent salary

    Cons- Politics
    - Company does not care to control politics as long as work gets done
    - No bothering about quality - just deliver and fix later
    - Starting from a Director level, people gets kicked out for no reasons if the top management decides so. Performance ratings are not justified.
    - Bad managers probably illusioned by the company culture
    - Finally no respect for your quality software, development methodologies and management strategies effectively nullifying you.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing can change unless you change

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

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    Interview

    Vendor Manager (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood prospects for the new guys

    ConsDOnt know prospects for the long term

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    One of the best places to work at because of the work culture and the things it does for its customers

    Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsAmazing Company, Best work culture, I love the policies placed for the customers and the lengths to which Amazon goes for its customers and delivers the orders for them. It will do anything to deliver the items to the customers and customer satisfaction is of the top priority to this company and it is indeed the Earth's most customer centric company.

    ConsInitially the work culture was great but as time passed by new managers got hired who previously worked for a different company. They started imbibing the culture from their former companies into Amazon's work place which made the life of large group of employees hard and most of the them resigned from their positions because of the change in work culture.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement in Hyderabad - Know more about how Amazon works and what the culture in Amazon is and then try to follow and imbibe the same culture.

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

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    Working at amazon

    Senior Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    Prosvery professional work environment where you feel you are still in your college. Lot of happenings all around.

    ConsSalary hike is not that satisfactory. Individual growth is not in par with the growth of the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink of individual employee growth within the company.

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

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    Good Company to work for

    Senior Device Associate (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsOppurtunity to wok with great and talented people in a vibrant environment

    ConsCareer Growth is not up to the mark

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

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    Work hard have fun and make history. That's what we do.

    Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsAmazon is a place where you are allowed to explore, invent and simplify. you learn you grow, and you make an impact on millions of lives. If I look back at my 2 years with Amazon my learning curve is almost a vertical line and so is every one's. I love it here.

    Conswork life balance is something you have to take care if.

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

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    Summer Internship at Amazon

    Software Engineer Intern (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsEven as an intern, I had a say in many team decisions and my opinion were always honored.

    Cons(This must be relevant only to the India branch) The infrastructure is not good. Proper leisure space and food court is absent.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAmazon has a good number of employees in India and so it should think of getting its own campus.

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

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    Good Company, stable job, good learning, very less perks for employees

    Software Development Engineer I (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsJob stability
    You learn a lot
    Good work
    Good salary
    Nice people to work with
    You see the impact of your work
    You learn to do hard work
    Work culture is good
    Flexible timings

    ConsVery less perks for employees
    very little appraisals unless you are being promoted
    Work/Life balance is not good
    Company offers you good amount of holidays, but your work won't let you use those.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAnnual appraisal process can be made more generous to make employee retention more successful

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

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    Amazing

    Transaction Risk Investigator (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsFlexibility of the work schedules is the best part of the work.
    The work environment is pretty competitive and friendly, you would always like going to the office.
    Most of the managers are very friendly and like encouraging good work.
    The medical benefits provided are top notch.

    ConsCompensation that is given out is a little disheartening. Especially after the hard-work you put in day in and day out. I'm sure that's a strategy that comes into picture since India is supposed to provide cheap labor.

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

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    Good experience

    Support Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Prosfor start up its a good company

    Consworking hrs is not defined

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

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