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Dee Dee

Operations Manager

Operations

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January 1970

Don't work here. Men tend to gang up on women who want to collaborate or share praise It is seen as weak and they use wo.en as scapegoats.

Job Satisfaction Level

1.0
1.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

    Expected to work at least 70 hours a week. Admonished for taking any time and expected to respond at all hours.

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Reduce the "young boys club". Fitting into what they rho k a good employee looks like is very prevalent. Young, white males are praised. Fitting in to the clique is more important than delivering results. Challenge their group think paradigm.

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FairyTeaTime

Sales

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January 1970

Talk to people inside and make sure you're in a team where they value flexiblity and aren't obsessed with sky-high targets

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
3.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $10k-$20k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

    Really hard to give a figure as some teams are great at it and some are horrendous, with very long hours and strict rule

  • Recommend to Women?

    Varies a lot across different areas. I would not recommend the sales team I was in before, but I'm now in a tech team and it's much better

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

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FirstTimeMom2017

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January 1970

If you want to have a baby, great! The maternity leave is awesome (paid for five months). If you already have a family, or once you get back from leave, good luck! Don't expect any special treatment; your hours and travel won't change.

Job Satisfaction Level

1.0
1.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

    Hours and travel are sometimes flexible, and at other times, non-negotiable. Great maternity leave, but don't expect to work less than 12 hour days during the week...and possibly weekends, too. Brutal environment.

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

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EcommGal

Account Executive

Sales

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January 1970

Has come a long way and continues to improve on maternity, job shares and promoting women

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
4.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $50k-$75k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Hours, Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

    Amazon Media Group has a very flexible shceudle for their sales staff. Many hours are spent on the road traveling so there is time allowed to work from home.

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve my compensation

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anon2993

Software Development Manager

Engineering

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January 1970

Amazon has managers, so if you find a good one stick with him or her. Generally the company rewards leaders for business results even if they are not good people managers/leaders.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
3.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    >$100k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Recommend to Women?

    Terrible promotion process, this requires a ton of work on managers and most people that do get promote (esp. at higher levels) pretty much push their managers and manage the political process of gathering support. This does not help women get promoted at same rate, as most women will only push their managers to that extend when they are way overdue for promotions.

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

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anon2978

Sr Social Media Manager

Marketing

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January 1970

Find a mentor and find allies. We misuse a leadership principle (Earns Trust) as a crutch for calling women "demanding", "bitchy". we are aggressive not assertive.

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
2.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

    My team is flexible in terms of hours and if you need to work from home but that also goes the opposite way as in, they expect you to be available all the time and work crazy hours.

  • Recommend to Women?

    There are a ton of different teams at Amazon and some women have good experiences. I would encourage female applicants to network with Amazonians and ask a lot of questions about culture.

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

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redshift

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January 1970

Be prepared to experience some low key, classic misogyny: getting interrputed by men, having to fight a little harder to be taken seriously, etc. If you can handle that, you will learn a lot. Also be prepared to be discouraged that there are virtually no women in director-level positions or above.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
3.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $25k-$50k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Hiring, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Culture, Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Recommend to Women?

    As a human being, I would recommend working here. As a woman, I probably would not. The leadership of our team is entirely made up of men. Diversity is referred to as a "problem", not an area of opportunity. Women are frequently talked over, not taken as seriously as their male counterparts, and struggle to find opportunities to advance in their careers, despite having delivered on just as much as the men receiving promotions over them.

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

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anon2911

Area Manager

Operations

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January 1970

Dont do it if you want a family; work-life balance is poor

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
3.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Policies

  • Flexibility of the employer

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Treat me like a real person and provide communication/feedback

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blunderwoman

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January 1970

You have to have incredibly thick skin to work at Amazon. The environment is very stressful, the hours are long and demanding, especially during the last 4 months of the year due to the holiday shopping season which affects most of the company. The culture is not a friendly one, often times when you ask for help you will not receive it then you will get bad feedback for not being able to complete something that you never received training on.

Job Satisfaction Level

1.0
1.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Hiring, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

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Maven

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January 1970

You have to be very aggressive and protect your boundaries to spend time with your family. This will likely limit your ability to move up though.

Job Satisfaction Level

1.0
1.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    >$100k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Promotion, Hiring, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

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