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Joined with high hopes, couldn't keep up my spirit for long

Quality Assurance Engineer (Current Employee)
Hyderābād (India)

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

ProsGood Compensation
Opportunity to work on great open source technologies
Leadership Principles (only if you team believes in them)
You can disagree with you manager

ConsYour manager can not disagree with his manager and hence you have to do whatever your manager's manager asks you to do.
Very poor work life balance.
Working for long hours is not considered to be a stretch but as an expected contribution.
If you are unlucky enough to have a weak manager, you would be eclipsed by the whims of your senior manager.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to understand the feasibility of any initiative before forcing it over your subordinates.
Be practical, not egoistic.
Be open to ideas even if they are against your strongest convictions.

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

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Great for people without college

Warehouse Associate (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ (US)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year


Pros: 3 days off per week Cons: Communication very poor very young managers do not promote from within as much as they could Feel like cattle being herded Some managers treat hourly workers like children and… Advice to Senior Management: The training is a joke Managers need more mentoring (young and old) not… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

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


Pros: Very Dynamic, good place to start career, learn lot of things in less… Cons: One gets lost on the core and delivering due to so much happening around. Too much… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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