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Pay could be more. Work is easy but can be physically demanding. Needs more of a fun working atmosphere. Overall not a bad company to be a part of. Benefits are good too.
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Competitive

Very competitive job. They only wanted to do the target nothing else more.Not every time you have everything you need.. You're pushed to do the target.
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The hardest part of the job is it’s monotony and repetitiveness, also it’s very physical

I’m just pleased to have work in these times, I feel the wages could be better.There are opportunities for advancement if you are up to standard with your rates and bide with the rules they have in place
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Good pay but long hours

Can be a good place to work. But they monitor everything down to the minute. If you go to the toilet for two minutes they want to know why. Daily targets to hit

Pros

Good benefits always giving free things out

Cons

Long hours. Physical job
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Not bad place to work

Nice people however the management is not very good. All your wishes and ideas will most likely be ignored. But there is a possibility of progressing in the future if you work hard.

Pros

Good pay

Cons

Tiring job
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Fine

It's a fine job and it will do to save money, can make good friends and have a laugh , you need to make friends or the job will be very boring so you Need friends
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No chance to get permanent contract

The most difficult problem is that you never can get a permanent contract and they can send you home when that good for them. So you are never safe with that job. I saw so many people who worked so hard but Amazon didn’t give them any chance to stay permanently. I saw so many people crying. So it’s better to avoid this company if you don’t want to be disappointed or even feel condemned .
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Decent job

Easy job. Some of management need retraining in regards to toilet breaks etc. Pay in need of an increase desperately with current cost of living crisis.
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Productive and Fun

Very busy. You will be exhausted. The breaks are okay but you have to walk quite far for the canteen depending on your work location. Pay is decent. C

Pros

Good pay. Decent canteen

Cons

Long hours
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Productive

Nice place to work, friendly staff. Good rates of pay. Shifts are fixed and they have a lot of options.Fast paced environment but not in a bad way, easy job.

Pros

Free hot drinks, nice management

Cons

Long hours
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Not bad for a First job or if you need flexibility

Its a physically demanding job, however, most of the management is understandable and generally nice. Not the best place to work in, but it is a good start for a first job
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Fun workplace with decent pay

Fun to work for if not looking for long time work. Expect alot from employees wanting permanent contracts. Alot of workplace politics from management to staff level.

Pros

Good pay, good work life balance

Cons

No job security, workplace politics
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Helpful experience

When I arrived the UK, it was difficult Securing a job but Amazon gave me an opportunity which turned out to be excellent for me.I was hardworking as such did not notice any insurmountable task.Every task I was given, I got trained in it and given days to master it.My job though temporal lasted up to 11months before I changed job voluntarily owing to commuting. Overall experience was great for me.

Pros

Opportunity to move to different departments and learn new skills.

Cons

Commutting
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Awful

Zero job security. You can be ‘let go’ in the blink of an eye for no good reason.Work your hardest and you’ll feel they’ll value you, they won’t sadly. You are just a number

Pros

No one telling you what to do when you’re out on the road

Cons

Very late start to the day, around 11am
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Easy workplace

It was okay there,easy money could have days off when you wanted not a lot of work to do.bad thing about it was that it was very repetitive and would finish very early some days
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A good place to work with good people around you for help.

I really enjoyed working at Amazon & i liked how there was people around to help you at all times. I liked that you didn't have to wear a uniform & that it had a nice friendly working environment. A decent place to work with decent pay.
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Fun

Hard work but fun in sortation loads of fun fun fun , half an hour break but night shift get two breaks, one of which is paid for , if you get a blue badge it's only a fixed term contract
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Productive fun place but hard work

Hard work, sometimes more then you can do, people was nice. Probably the only reason because I stayed for nearly two years. If you get the hours you can earn nice money, but if they don't like you .....

Pros

Good pay

Cons

Too much work:(
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Brilliant!

Had a great time working here sadly there wasn’t enough hours going at the time but would recommend to anyone looking for a cheeky little part time job. Brilliant people - had a lot of fun whilst getting a proper workout!

Pros

Fun atmosphere, pop up food stalls - seriously and seemingly endless free chocolate! People great, I loved it!

Cons

Only a 16 hr weekly contract.
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Depressed warehouse

If you want to ruin your happiness, social life, constructive thinking and creativity then Amazon is the right place for you. Zero job satisfaction, zero human touch, everyday is the same, count,count,count

Pros

Clean advanced warehouse

Cons

Repeated task, no productivity bonus and 100 steps to P4
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They really cant be bothered

Just don't apply unless you are desperate. As always there are some supervisors and managers that are great, however they are few and far between.
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Based on 81,978 reviews

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3.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.1 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.0 out of 5 stars for Management
3.3 out of 5 stars for Culture

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