Amazon.com
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www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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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

ProsGood peer level, technology and work.

ConsNot 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

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Pure misery - much worse being an associate at a law firm

Corporate Counsel (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

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


Pros: Very competitive salary for Seattle market Cons: - Workload and work/life balance (was even worse than being at a big law firm) - Inadequate training - Uninteresting work (get ready to spend your days… Advice to Senior Management: If they have any interest in retaining talent, they should try to improve training and support, improve work/life balance, streamline the endless cycle of goal-setting… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Must Love Panic Attacks

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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