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Have questions about working at Amazon? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Amazon.

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81 English questions out of 81

January 28, 2019

Does Amazon offer massages?

Pros

- Amazing projects - Great Learning curve and moving up ladder in career - Stocks are good source of income

Cons

- Give more perks like food, free massages like Facebook and Google

Advice to Management

Improve a healthy perk life for employees

Give more perks like food, free massages like Facebook and Google

January 28, 2019

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July 24, 2020

Does Amazon offer dental insurance?

Pros

Good vision and dental insurance, and great time off options.

Cons

10 Hour Shifts. I prefer 8 hour shifts. The extra 2 hours make a difference.

Good vision and dental insurance, and great time off options.

July 24, 2020

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August 11, 2020

Does Amazon have a pension plan?

Pros

Great pension, overtime available throughout the week, flexi time can be taken anytime. Management are all friendly.

Cons

If you don't like standing for long hours then it won't be for you

Great pension, overtime available throughout the week, flexi time can be taken anytime.

August 11, 2020

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July 6, 2020

Does Amazon offer life insurance?

Pros

The pay The Benefits Free life insurance

Cons

Management Point system Parking Unorganized Micro managing

Free life insurance

July 6, 2020

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April 30, 2019

Does Amazon offer a wellness program?

Pros

It's a unique opportunity to be a part of a company that continuously strives to foster a start-up environment at the scale Amazon does. Amazon does well with maintaining the hiring bar, and thus you are surrounded by people smarter than you in every team you'll work with. Innovation is encouraged at micro and macro levels and data-driven decisions are made rapidly to mitigate stagnation. Opportunities to identify and act upon think big ideas are omnipresent and those who bring cost-cutting or customer experience-improving mechanisms to life are recognized.

Cons

The fast pace and need to maintain aggressive growth rates creates a challenging environment for employees to keep up in. Work-life balance can be difficult to maintain. I am lucky to be in a team with excellent leaders that strive to preserve work-life balance and who genuinely look to create a fun and rewarding culture for everyone. However, you must speak for your own development. Managers are more stretched than you are in terms of bandwidth, so if you aren't crystal clear with them on your plans for skill growth and career advancement and lay out a plan to achieve your goals, they don't have the time to focus on you. In terms of benefits, Amazon has excellent health insurance and compensation, however the perks you may see at other tech companies likely don't exist here. There isn't much of a wellness program (i.e. gyms on campus or gym membership reimbursement), no snack bars or free campus food, and they've ended the annual summer and winter employee parties.

There isn't much of a wellness program (i.e.

April 30, 2019

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