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Decent place to work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Ship Clerk in Breinigsville, PA (US)
Former Employee - Ship Clerk in Breinigsville, PA (US)

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

Pros

The people were great. I met a lot of people that I was happy to work with. Most of the area managers were good people.

Cons

They do not hire real managers. Most of them do not know how to deal with people. It is all data management which for Tier III or lower makes life miserable. We never had the help or people to accomplish what was needed. I personally got very little support from my managers.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need better communication. One purpose to a chain of command is that messages get passed down to those that need the information. Too often it was last minute information instead of planning and talking to people who need to be in the know. Very disappointed.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Tax Manager

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    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    1) Pay is market rate
    2) Very smart people

    Cons

    1) Could be stressful
    2) Management might be too busy to meet with staff for personal development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ensure employees get work life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Intense company. Intelligent and dedicated people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stock keeps going up :)
    Get to learn a lot from team mates.
    Great managers (for the most part)
    You can take on as much responsibility as you want and grow.
    Chance to be part of one of the fastest growing 100Billion company

    Cons

    on call
    job can be stress full at times
    a lot of people are workaholics which pushes everyone to work harder and harder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get support engineers for all teams. There is no good justification for hiring expensive software engineers and making them do support work. Build better internal tools for SDEs (this is improving quite a bit, but there is a ways to go)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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