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104 Questions

How long do i have to be with company before i can get paternity leave

Asked on January 15, 2020 by an anonymous user

No answers available

Answer as an employer

On your last day of work do you get paid one more time for that week and the week before that you worked?

Asked on December 18, 2019 by a former employee

No answers available

Answer as an employer

Looking for contact information for the EEO Specialist for Fulfillment Center in Lenexa, Kansas. Thanks.

Asked on December 7, 2019 by an anonymous user

No answers available

Answer as an employer

Does Amazon have work from home jobs? How do I get that position?

Asked on October 31, 2019 by an applicant

No answers available

Answer as an employer

i will likely be working for amazon.com in west deptford, new jersey fullfillment center and was wondering if they offer any commuter reimbursement or discounts for commuting by bus to work?

Asked on October 15, 2019 by an applicant

No answers available

Answer as an employer

Can you work from home full time?

Asked on October 5, 2018 by an applicant

Answer #1 from April 3, 2019 by a former employee

As far as I know Amazon doesn’t offer work at home.

Answer as an employer

I started working at a warehouse in NH as a fulfillment associate a few weeks ago and I wrtacleas hoping to move into IT once the 30 day new hire freeze passes. I was wondering how well Amazon allows these type of moves withing?

Asked on October 1, 2018 by a current employee

Answer #1 from March 19, 2019 by a former employee

I had a really bad experience with them so I really don’t know and I don’t want to have a negative bias because everyone’s experience is different. you will see my review soon. Amazon work culture doesn’t support all people like workers with disabilities. this occurs regardless if you work in more progressive places like major cities in the northeast.

Answer as an employer

hey can somebody provide with the facility number the amazon in Carrollton Texas I want to transfer there from Phil 7

Asked on September 14, 2018 by a current employee

Answer #1 from April 9, 2019 by a current employee

Your HR rep can obtain this information for you.

Answer as an employer

Is my start date still September 15.

Asked on September 13, 2018 by an applicant

Answer #1 from December 18, 2018 by a current employee

My start date was August 11 2017

Answer #2 from April 15, 2019 by a former employee

Please don't do it

Answer as an employer

I’m wondering if there’s any job openings in Elizabeth, NJ.

Asked on August 29, 2018 by an applicant

Answer #1 from April 15, 2019 by a former employee

Don't do it. Amazon uses people like toilet paper

Answer as an employer

What is the average hourly wage for an engineering Operations Technician? What other technician/maintenance jobs are available that pay more or around the same?

Asked on August 24, 2018 by an applicant

Answer #1 from March 31, 2019 by a current employee

15 for tier one

Answer as an employer

Does the company make any accommodations for employees with a slight disability (can't stand for 9 to 10 hours a shift)?

Asked on August 22, 2018 by a current employee

Answer #1 from March 7, 2019 by a current employee

With supporting documents, accommodations are a possibility

Answer #2 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

NO THEY DO NOT!!!! IF YOU ARE NOT HANDICAP BEFORE YOU WORK THERE, YOU SURE AS HECK WILL BE WHEN YOU LEAVE!!! I AM PERMANENTLY DISSBLED NOW THANKS TO DFW7!!!!

Answer as an employer

What do you like most about working for this company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

my coworkers

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

It is a motivating company and has many benefits

Answer #3 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

NO IT IS NOT MOTIVATING!! THEY WEAR YOU DIWN TO NOTHING!! THEY USE YOU UP!!

Answer as an employer

I am 45 years old – how are my chances for applying at the company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Good

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

You will get the job

Answer #3 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

if there is a chance age does not matter what matters is the experience

Answer #4 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

Oh honey, you will get the job because they need warm bodies to dog!!!

Answer as an employer

Are paid internships offered and if so, is there a minimum duration?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

yes

Answer #2 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

yes,i do

Answer #3 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer #4 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

3 months

Answer as an employer

What's the salary here for someone just starting their career?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

54000

Answer #2 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

They pay $15.00 hr.

Answer as an employer

What is the onboarding process like?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

It is thorough and easy to understand.

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Training and getting started immediately

Answer as an employer

Any valuable tips for the job interview?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Be yourself and don’t be nervous

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

be confident

Answer #3 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

RUN AWAY!!! RUN AS FAST AS YOU CAN!!

Answer as an employer

In which ways does management take employee feedback into account?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

They enact changes

Answer #2 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

food

Answer #3 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Not very favorable.

Answer #4 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

they always want to know what we think

Answer #5 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

nothing to say

Answer as an employer

How old is the staff on average?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

60

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

nothing to nsay

Answer as an employer

Are there training and further education opportunities?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

in my work, yes

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Yes

Answer as an employer

On a scale of 1-10, how stressful is it to work here?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

7

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

3

Answer #3 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

10

Answer as an employer

How easy is it to change your career within the company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Very easy

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

nothing to nsay

Answer as an employer

Do tattoos affect my chances of landing a job?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Nope not at all

Answer as an employer

Do you like your colleagues?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

I like my colleagues very much. it is truly a joy to go to work every night.

Answer as an employer

How often do you get paid? Do you usually get paid on time?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Biweekly and always on time.

Answer as an employer

I am 50 years old – how are my chances for applying at the company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

there are may people over 50 that work for the company. Age is less a factor as physical capability. Need to be able to be on your feet for 10 hours a day and lift up to 49 pounds.

Answer #2 from October 9, 2019 by an applicant

Your still able too work

Answer #3 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

DO NOT DO IT!!! RUN AWAY!!

Answer as an employer

What kinds of part time jobs does the company offer?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

None at my location

Answer as an employer

The more you do the more they want unless you are transgender or minority. I was there for almost 7 years and hurt my back and then the target was on my back and they fired me

Asked on June 29, 2018 by a former employee

Answer #1 from December 19, 2018 by a former employee

I am middle-aged and of Hispanic origin also served this country in wartime!!!! I was let go only after a month because I couldn't keep up with people half my age!!!!!

Answer as an employer

How is the working environment in the company?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Not the best

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

that must be put on performance management isn't

Answer #3 from October 12, 2019 by a current employee

HORRIBLE!!!

Answer as an employer