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2 people found this helpful  

Great seasonal opporunity

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Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packing)  in  San Bernardino, CA (US)
Former Employee - Warehouse Associate (Packing) in San Bernardino, CA (US)

Pros

(Reviewed as SMX Temp, from Nov-Jan)
Good starting pay, lots of hours during peak.
Lots of focus on safety and quality.

Cons

11 hour days during peak, could have had more breaks.
30 minute lunch is quite rushed.
Odd shifts, mine was Sun-Thurs.
Horrible, repetitive music.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please no music, or if music, require it to be changed every hour or so. Hip hop all day long was quite annoying. 11 hour shifts should have longer breaks or at least a longer 45 min lunch.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    A lot of website maintenance and operations

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    Good hiring bonus
    Their stock keeps doing well
    Good company for college hires

    Cons

    Extremely hectic schedule
    Oncall duty for SDE isn't fun
    Stocks take about 3 years to vest

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Growth Abounds at Amazon

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A forward thinking company that operates at the speed of the Internet

    Cons

    You'll work harder than you ever have in your career!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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