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Business Analyst

Business Analyst (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

Prosgreat product to work for
great and passionate people to work with

ConsAll directions and decisions are being made in Seattle, or if you are lucky, in Luxembourg - so you might have a say in it (i frankly never had)
Actual results do not matter, just show off, change some numbers and you will be a star
If you are bad, you will be treated badly. If you are good, you'll get more work, and probably will be treated less badly
The training are made by in house employees who want to train. You want to learn SQL? good - let me train you. If you want external training - you'll have a bad time
Frugality is one of the cornerstones of Amazon. But if you get a cheap laptop, no training, less budget to hire people ... it's just frustrating and makes you inefficient

Advice to Senior ManagementFrugality is blocking a lot of work and creates frustration. Ease up
Listen to your employees - and if you listen, do care
Do not reward arrogance

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Senior Product Manager (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

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

    Pros: Smart People and big business challenges Cons: Not enough hours in the day Advice to Senior Management: Keep investing for the long term Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Great and exciting workplace

    Graphic Designer (Current Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros: Working at Amazon was a treat - every day was an adventure. I felt like being back in high-school... You share the office with smart… Cons: Hard to get your foot in the door... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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