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If you were to leave Amazon.com, what would be the reason?

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Lack of clear expectations from immediate supervisor.
Poor manager skills.
Needed support of work life balance.

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Reason i would leave. Would mainly be BECAUSE everywhere else has a pay increase or pays much more for less the stress of worrying about being terminated because you couldnt make rate due to amazon system. Ithe conveyors are down, there isnt enough work for the packers , waterspider taking his sweet time to get the items. you so you have to leave your station to go get supplies, printers take to long to print. You already have packages close ready to go but you cant move forward until the label prints. Most of your tote consist of books and items with p -slips so that 9 seconds your suppose to have the package on the belt just turn into 14 seconds trying to get p slip. Items that dont belong in bin, items that dont fit in its box etc etc. At the end of it they want 300 items pack an hour for smalls. From 8-12 hours that 2400- 3600 items each person must pack. Basically you have to be a robot to achieve this. Also. The facility in Sacramento just open up and in no time they already expected up to perfect. They already fired people for not making rate. Some people dont have to ever worry about being terminated because they dont pack everyday. But somone like me who can do smalls and mediums have to work twice as hard and not make rate because im not kept in one area

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Managers and the HR reps work together to cover up reports of harassment. I can't speak about other facilities, but in gouldsboro avp 3/4, this is common practice. They're open about it.

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I call them Slavedrivers. Cause that's what they are. If you have another job and have to leave before the end of shift you get an hour of UPT deducted which is not fair. We get punished for having other types of work. They need to unionize period. That way everybody gets a pay raise and hopefully the BS stops.

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I am a PMP,Certified Scrum Master and im still only a picker.

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I left n moved to another state because of emergency.

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No advancement. Been there 2 years and even though I signed up to be trained on different equipment they never gave me the chance. Time. They give you a certain amount of time that you can use for taking days or should I say hours off of work but once you hit zero hours you get terminated no questions asked. It's very hard work for very little pay. There are other warehouses out there that pay $18 + but Amazon only starts you with $12 and does .75 cent raises... like wth. This year, instead of hiring seasonal employees for the Christmas holiday they decided to put us on 60 hour work weeks which is exhausting and hard on people who have children to take care of! They only care about numbers. They don't care about their employees at all. They may act like they do but the minute you aren't making 100% rates every week they will terminate you immediately.

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They only care about numbers. They would not go through as many employees if they would combine production and quality. Quality is at 100% but productivity at 97%, that was not good enough it had to be 100% on both. Just 4 more items an hour, just did not have that and if asked to try another position refused and fired. Great benefits and pay should be more for what they want and work with people move them around they different departments instead of just firing them.

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They do not care about their virtual employees... They give you poor equipment to work with and will not replace it and try to blame your ISP for their ongoing 2 month issue. ...

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They have unreasonable expectations of the sorters.

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