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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time

Pros

Smart and passionate people, interesting problems, and a great connection to the business

Cons

Oncall, managers who ask for more until you say enough

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great experience

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    Former Employee - Technical Program Manager  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Smart people
    Successful business
    Builds new stuff

    Cons

    Only good for rockstars, if you are not planning to be the best - don't bother. Even from a money perspective, only rockstars get promoted and the big bonuses.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    So much for "attack the process, not the person".

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    Former Employee - Support Staff  in  Fernley, NV (US)
    Former Employee - Support Staff in Fernley, NV (US)

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

    Pros

    Competative pay
    Good benefits
    A few decent people still work there.

    Cons

    Shady operation- when something doesn't work, they don't look at the broken pieces, they blame the people rather than work with them to correct the problem.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't play the double jeopardy game (have a corrective discussion with the employee then turn around and write them up for the same issue that had already been discussed and corrected). Also, quit changing policies just because you're not getting the results you want. Give the current policies a chance to take hold and results to happen.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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