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Amazon Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Dec 7, 2019

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3.9
75%
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86%
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Amazon Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos
21,835 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work environment (the environment is good at Amazon when compared to many other companies)(in 1711 reviews)

  • "Friendly fast paced always help you(in 1428 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance - this is not the place to work if you're expecting a strict 9-to-5 schedule(in 3085 reviews)

  • "Stressful work long hours from time to time(in 1708 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Fabulous Modern Technology Company that empowers and encourages growth"

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    • 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. "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
  3. "Stressful but pays well"

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    • 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
  4. "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
  5. "good place to learn and work"

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    • 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
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging / stressful environment"

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    • 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
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Network development engineer"

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    • 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
  8. "Amazon"

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    • 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
  9. "Project manager salary"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, great career path, opportunities, able to work from home,

    Cons

    Long hours, high expectations, poor work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Value your people and talent

    Amazon2019-04-26
  10. "Great Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good Salary. - Great environment to learn new things.

    Cons

    - Mid-level management could improve. - Promotion process is not ideal. - Work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your people and help them to grow in Amazon.

    Amazon2019-04-12
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