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It is a great place to work!

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Development Manager  in  Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

Pros

I am impressed by what I have seen in Amazon so far. it is very efficient and well managed. The sense of ownership and customer focus is so strong that you can feel it from employees in all levels. You have opportunity to work with bunch of smart people. People here are kind and willing to offer help as long as you ask.

Cons

The ramp up curve is big. It usually takes about few months to understand Amazon technology and culture. No formal training program.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It is a challenge to grow so fast but still keep the original culture. Middle layer management team is the key.

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    Best Company on Earth!

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    Current Employee - Human Resources  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    -competitive salaries with RSUs
    -entrepreneurial spirit and ability to make a difference
    -work/life balance is possible if you manage it

    Cons

    -Seattle weather
    -hard to get promoted

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    Work Hard, Play Hard

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Creative environment, smart team-mates, exciting projects and challenges, autonomy

    Cons

    Can be high-pressure, benefits could be better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your employees most likely thrive in this fast-paced, high pressure environment. However, don't forget to appreciate them and compensate them for their efforts.

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