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Amazon Reviews

Updated 27 Jan 2020

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3.9
75%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Amazon Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos
20,973 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging work environment that will push you to learn and grow(in 1767 reviews)

  • "Fast paced, so time goes by quickly(in 1456 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons
  1. "Positive, intense."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager 

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Smartest people you will meet.

    Cons

    Can be intense and demanding.

    Amazon2020-01-06
  2. "Good Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Support Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Very welcoming and helpful people. -Excellent infrastructure -Good opportunities to grow professionally -Good equipment -Good workplace/facilities -Very inclusive

    Cons

    Some parts of the on boarding processes are self made, which may be a bit complicated for people at the beginig. But there are always people who you can go to and clarify any questions.

    Amazon2020-01-27
  3. "Day to Day Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    great learning opportunties and every day looks different. Extremely smart people with high intellectual brain power. Very collaborative, fast pace and dynamic and result oriented environment.

    Cons

    very centralized teams which makes it a bit more challenging to obtain an End to End view.

    Amazon2020-01-20
  4. "Product Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    good conditions, good working environment

    Cons

    Very few positions with management

    Amazon2020-01-06
  5. "Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager 

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    + Work on cutting edge tech + Work with very smart, highly drive and passionate people + Continuous learning and growth

    Cons

    - Pace, work life balance - Amenities

    Advice to Management

    “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” — Bob Marley

    Amazon2020-01-06
  6. "Slavery for engineers"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting problems, nice colleagues

    Cons

    Work follow you at home. Unreachable targets, even if you work 70h a week. No perks. Some strange patterns in promotions. Is your life worth a few extra hundreds?

    Amazon2020-01-18
  7. "Senior Technical Writer at AWS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Writer 
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Good salary and bonus's Work with talented people

    Cons

    Lots of middle management Lots of practical limitations due to organisational structure

    Amazon2020-01-17
  8. "Program manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fast pace Exciting Learn loads

    Cons

    Volume of work can be overwhelming, need to be able to manage workload

    Advice to Management

    Consider career progression

    Amazon2020-01-16
  9. "Good only as a start job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    International environment, nice colleagues

    Cons

    high pressure on targets, micro management, no fair recognition.

    Amazon2020-01-08
  10. "Good overall"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities to grow fast

    Cons

    Hyper standardized processes which could become quickly boring

    Amazon2019-12-19
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