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Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 15 December 2014
Updated 15 December 2014
3,931 Reviews
3.4
3,931 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.  

    Awesome place to be. The work culture is very nice. Freedom is all around. You are free to innovate at every step.

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

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

    Pros

    The policies are really nice. Very transparent. And yeah full freedom at work place. The people around are always nice and are technically best in class.

    Cons

    Located at a very bad place. Really frugal in some aspects. Growth in general is slow. Salary in India does not increase for almost 2-3 years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome place to work with amazing people

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

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

    Pros

    Super talented people, great amount of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    None as of now.................................

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    High pay, above market average.

    Cons

    Bad work-life balance, but too much stress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mentor your people and help them grow

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Decent Experience with both Pros and Cons

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Agressive go getter work culture. Good growth oppurtunties. Good Brand name to be associatd with

    Cons

    Bad Work life balance and pace and profiles are restrictive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not the best job out there

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist - I in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist - I in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good relaxed environment;
    Well laid out HR policies;

    Cons

    Employees are treated as resources;
    Low Compensations;

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great Place to work. Has an awesome work culture

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

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

    Pros

    Great work culture, no ego problems

    Cons

    Promotions and appraisals are very stingy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience

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

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to obtain leadership experience Great people around. I have found my personal growth to be immensely satisfying. Senior management is very helpful in terms of mentoring.

    Cons

    Work pressure is high. Compensation and benefits are not that great considering the amount of time spent in working. OT is rarely paid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please don't be diplomatic.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    the overall experience was very good and looking forward to build my career in Amazon.

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

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

    Pros

    the best thing about amazon is flexibility to work and obviously the perks.

    Cons

    you should be keep on learning and develop your self to compete inside company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the important things are maintain a good and highly professional environment inside company.there should be enough opportunity inside company for growth for high performance employee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great Experience working at amazon

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

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

    Pros

    1. Complete ownership of the product
    2. Good Leadership principles, which if you follow can achieve many things
    3. Good pay
    4. Can learn so much about Software Development, architecture and processes
    5. Great freedom at work. No Rules and regulations

    Cons

    1. Expected to work all through. No time for relaxation
    2. No other cultural programs at work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great going.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Place to start your career.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Pros

    culture, projects, pay, benefits, talented people

    Cons

    work life balance, long hours

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