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Poor emphasis on employee development

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

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

Pros

Strong Focus on the customer

Cons

Unclear management creates a chaotic environment to work in

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Happy start, sad ending

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Vendor Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Vendor Manager

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

    Pros

    Everyone is very cooperative and helpful. You always see good moods among the fellow employees. I had the chance to make big friendships there.

    Cons

    Too demanding work. You have to learn and do all by yourself - don't expect anyone to show you how to do your job. Look in the company internal wiki.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I was very disappointed with the decision of the company to lay me off. I never had the chance to receive a feedback from my manager and never had the chance to understand why I was fired.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not for people who want to slide by in life.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sourcer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Sourcer in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    -No micromanagement. Everyone is encouraged to do their job the way they think will be the most productive. You're free to be creative in order to be successful!
    -Great culture. Dogs, jeans, high-fives, gongs, and some of the smartest people I've ever met!
    -This is by far the most innovative, progressive, and collaborative business I've had the pleasure of working for. I'm blown away at this huge corporation's ability to function like a start-up.
    -Upper management is very involved in all day-to-day processes. It's a flatter organization than most.

    Cons

    -It's hard work. Every day.
    -The organization is ever-changing which makes it difficult to "get used to" your job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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