Amazon.com
3.4 of 5 2,800 reviews
www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

2800 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

2 people found this helpful  

Great if you love constant competition

Vendor Manager (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

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

Prosthe ability to impact your business quickly and in an action oriented way
smart talented people; some of the smartest I've ever worked with
good benefits

Consconstant competition breeds need for everyone to want to be 'right' in the room and be the first person with the answer
stack ranking of employees during review time weeding out good or great employees because not everyone can have a great review statistically
lack of expectation for management to actually do a good job managing. Working out issues is the employees problem
24 x7 workload

Advice to Senior Managementstop stack ranking your employees and breeding an environment of constant competition. Eventually you will crush your innovation

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Get ti learn by hard work, but not enough

Software Development Engineer II (Former Employee)
Hyderābād (India)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: 1. Good learning. 2. Knowledge gained for open source technologies. 3. Bulk… Cons: 1. Worst work life balance. 2. Very bad management. 3. On call… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

2 people found this helpful  

Amazon sucks

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Middletown, DE (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time


Pros: Pays is decent, not the best but decent Cons: Managers are a bunch egotistic power hungry bullies who pre on lower staff. They are a bunch of… Advice to Senior Management: Hire regular people, not morons to lead the staff! No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

There are newer reviews on Amazon.com.

Worked for Amazon.com? Contribute to the Community!

Amazon.com – Why Work for Us?

Not ready to apply yet? Click here to join our Talent communities, where you can learn more about us and stay up-to-date with Amazonian opportunities! Full Overview

Provided by employer [?]

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Amazon.com reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos. All reviews posted anonymously by Amazon.com employees.