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Sr. Recruiter

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in Seattle, WA (US)

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

Pros

Working with smart people
Ability to influence
Act like an owner
Always challenged to do better
Never a dull moment
Scope of your role will always get bigger
Have an equal voice across all levels of leadership

Cons

Amazon is an up or out kind of workplace. This is not an environment for anyone that is not interested in advancing their career.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A place where my voice is heard, and I look forward to going every morning.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Excellent job satisfaction (coming from customer focus)
    Very laid back dress code & atmosphere
    Can bring my dog to work.
    reimburse for parking
    Lots of extremely smart people all around me
    highering bar is very high which means people who make it in are

    Cons

    Can get hectic at times - meaning some weeks are difficult and long.
    Some people who don't set boundaries can burn out fast
    Turn over can be pretty high - usually due to moving on and up to better positions, but sometimes due to burn out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be aware and take steps to combat burn out so the people who are raising the bar are able to continue working at the company.
    Keep doing everything else just as well as it is.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Depends a lot which team and office you are in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer Intern in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary, good work life balance, fast growth.

    Cons

    If you are working in hyderabad office you might not get to work on good projects. Also, there is no such thing as culture. Not much fun, no perks at all. Boring life at office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It will help to be less frugal and make amazon a more fun place to be at. Creating great culture will take time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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