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FC management

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Current Employee - Management
Current Employee - Management

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

Pros

Great benefits, salary, and career opportunities
Surrounded by top talent
Looks great on a Resume

Cons

Work/Home life balance is difficult
Change comes too fast, too often, and it does not have a common sense approach. Change comes in silos and is usually done for window dressing rather than attacking root causes to barriers.
Knowledge comes at a premium and is hoarded; not shared.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Fullfillment Center

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Carlisle, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Carlisle, PA (US)

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

    Pros

    People are very friendly and people are asked to do things not ordered

    Cons

    Sometimes there are no consequences for employees actions or behavior

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Befirm with employees and if needed, let them go.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Fast growth leads to growing pains in fulfillment network

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pathways Operations Intern in Lexington, KY (US)
    Former Employee - Pathways Operations Intern in Lexington, KY (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Smart people; fast-paced environment; strong performance; constant effort to improve operations
    Everyone I met was energetic and eager to improve operations in the warehouse. They are quant hounds who know how to use data to make decisions so this is a great place to test your analytical skills.

    Cons

    Burn out in staff at fulfillment centers leads to chronic short-staffing and unhappy hourly workers; Christmas peak season is a crazy time and not for the faint of heart! Having grown at 30% CAGR for years, the strains are really felt on the ground in delivering to customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve your hiring practices to reduce staff stress

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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