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If you are relentlessly driven, you will succeed.

Process Assistant (Current Employee)
Whitestown, IN (US)

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

ProsThe pay is competitive. The insurance is very good. You are given a significant amount of responsibility in order to develop.

ConsYou are required to work at least 1 weekend day every week. Compensation is based on the time you have worked for the company, not performance. Responsibility and expectations at the management level can be overwhelming at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet around the facility more often. Meet the people in the departments and give more real time quality feedback. Actionable feedback allows for more effective shifts.

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

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Lot of technology to learn

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

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


Pros: Good peer level, technology and work. Cons: Not great work-life balance. Need better training to new employees. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Amazon is innovative and moves quickly--you'll have the opportunity to learn a… Cons: After speaking with numerous other ex-Amazonians, I can honestly say I'm not alone when I tell people this company has given me post traumatic stress… Advice to Senior Management: For Pete's sake, hire more people! I know it's like hitting the jackpot when you find a single person who has the skills to do… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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