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Amazon Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 18 Jan 2020

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  • "Challenging work environment that will push you to learn and grow(in 1756 reviews)

  • "Fast paced, so time goes by quickly(in 1452 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Fabulous Modern Technology Company that empowers and encourages growth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EMEA Global Trade and Product Compliance Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, flexible working environment, busy and challenging,plenty of opportunities to grow professionally and to travel. This is a learning environment encouraging diversity whilst having an open safe environment allowing for honest constructive collaboration.

    Cons

    Not many, the company is growing rapidly so work can be intense ,up to the person to manage that ensuring work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

    Amazon2019-10-30
  2. "Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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
  3. "Correct"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seller Support Associate in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - 5 holidays weeks off ; - Benefits such as health care insurance ; - Friendly colleagues.

    Cons

    - Hard work-life balance (shift changes every week) ; - Career development is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Try to focus more on people than their score.

    Amazon2019-12-12
  4. "Good company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Tech, motivation, base salary, Team.

    Cons

    Yearly salary increase, communication, work life balance.

    Amazon2019-10-14
  5. "Stressful but pays well"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager 

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

    Pros

    Salary, time off, 4 day working weeks

    Cons

    High stress, lots of bureaucracy, work/life balance hard to manage

    Amazon2019-09-26
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary Huge freedom to manage your own work life balance

    Cons

    A lot of legacy systems and code Friction to make changes

    Amazon2019-08-31
  7. "good place to learn and work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Current Employee 

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    good learning opportunity and work life balance

    Cons

    sometimes things move slower than you expect

    Amazon2019-07-03
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging / stressful environment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast growing dynamic environment , a lot of competition which encourage people to grow and learn more

    Cons

    Work load is far more than number of employees , this mess up work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Hire more , work on investing in your employees .

    Amazon2019-07-13
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Network development engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Development Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with good work life balance

    Cons

    Large management structure and the politics along with it

    Amazon2019-06-15
  10. "Amazon"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company filled of brillant people

    Cons

    Work life balance depends hugely on team/department

    Amazon2019-06-18
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