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Great place to work if you can embrace the culture and work with others.

Manager (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

ProsSome of the smartest and passionate people you will meet. When Amazon talks about putting the customer first, it is not just talk. The entire focus of every team is figuring out how to serve their immediate customers better which in turn can be very exciting. The influence that a single person can have is great as high performers are able to take control of their career and do what they wish with it.

ConsSome of the Microsoft-esque HR policies are infuriating. Pay is highly dependent on job family, which is silly when they encourage individuals to have an impact, regardless of job title/family.

The pay is not always going to be market level, especially if the stock is not doing well.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of the job family guidelines for top performers.

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

    5 people found this helpful  

    amazon is a horrible place to work

    Picker (Former Employee)

    I worked at Amazon.com part-time for less than a year

    Pros: they are just good in price and they treat customer… Cons: this is place is too much pressure to work especially in pick department, they push you too hard to make atleast 100 items per hour… Advice to Senior Management: management they need to listen to their employees and lower the minimum… More

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    7 people found this helpful  

    Pretty mediocre company for which to work

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Cambridge, MA (US)

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

    Pros: Nothing special, really. An advantage is that you can push hard for something, and if you're willing to put in the time, you will… Cons: Amazon is basically a big store with a huge web presence. Don't expect anything really exciting to happen here. Although, occasionally, something may… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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