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Worst work life balance

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Hyderābād (India)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood place to start your career right after college, Good job profile, smart co-workers.

ConsToo much politics, overwhelming work, no work life balance, extra burden of oncall which doesn't count into your weekly accomplish task, its like a side job that you have to take care without delaying your other tasks and projects.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to exercise better judgement while allocation projects and define precise deadline since a person can work at max 12 hours in a day daily.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very heavy workload without much reward (Fulfillment Center)

Production Assistant (Tier III) (Current Employee)
Breinigsville, PA (US)

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


Pros: challenging environment- good place to really grow as an employee great… Cons: changing and conflicting job expectations extremely heavy workloads low pay caps in… Advice to Senior Management: Provide more opportunities for the talented employees you have. Investing in the tier 3 employees that carry… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Working in the Fulfillment Center

Trainer (Current Employee)
West Columbia, SC (US)

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


Pros: There will always be work for you to do and you have… Cons: People are treated like machines and numbers take precedent to anything else rather than customer obsession as the company claims. I find that operations… Advice to Senior Management: Learn how to manage people effectively and goals will be met. Too much cut throat, dog eat dog atmosphere in the fc's but… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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