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Updated 18 March 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexibility & Work/Life Balance" (in 607 reviews)

  • "You will learn a lot in this place" (in 555 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is tough sometimes" (in 2599 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 536 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Do what they say on the Tin"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Account Management Associate in Cork
    Current Employee - Technical Account Management Associate in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    In-house subsidised canteen, Health Benefits, Social Activities.

    Cons

    Oppressive Aircon makes it tough at times

    Advice to Management

    Don't tell us we're the experts when you control what we do.


  2. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Innovative and creative environment. Customer driven.

    Cons

    Poor promotion process. Poor compensation packages after sign on bonus.

  3. "Cloud support"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Cloud Support Advisor in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Technical Cloud Support Advisor in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits (health care, pension, shares)
    Fast paced and opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Faceless management
    Poor inter team workflow


  4. "Brand Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good decision making power

    Cons

    progression is hampered by continuous organisational changes


  5. "my many many yrs of experience says "not bad""

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    open door policy
    people do really follow and make decisions based on the Leadership Principles
    Good and highly intelligent people to work with

    Cons

    Random changes in teams, projects, management overnight
    Higher management makes decisions for employees without cosulting them which is really annoying
    Engineers are hardly being heard about project changes and improvements.


  6. "Customer Service Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Amazon is coolest and best work worplace.

    Cons

    I did not any downsides in amazon


  7. "Amazing place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is amazing to have the opportunity to work with incredibly talented people

    Cons

    Onboarding is hard. It takes months before getting productive.

  8. "great place to work, but always mind your toes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    excellent policies and benefits, challenges to drive you to work

    Cons

    work place politics and not very friendly colleagues

    Advice to Management

    just talks on inclusion are not enough


  9. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Progression ladder
    additional benefits
    culture and values

    Cons

    working hours and flexibility
    management attitude


  10. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities and good career perspective

    Cons

    Bad management due to lack of management skills and fast growth