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I was an Intern

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1. How has Amazon prepared you in your career

Seasoned in negotiation

2. Were you offered any advancement opportunities at Amazon

No, since it was a seasonal job , the period of employment lasted only during the peak season.

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Job Duties

My role in Amazon was a e-books japanese language specialist where in I had to proof read and edit Japanese e-books and upload it to the Amazon website.

Summary

Amazon is a great place to work in had so much fun working there.

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Why you left

I was an Intern

Job Duties

Software Development

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Pros

Being able to see how I improved and what held me back every day.

Cons

Working with so many people. Everyone was able to tell me different tips and tricks to improve my skills.

Job Duties

I would be in a different department every day, so you had to know and remember each job function and safety guidelines.

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Why you left

Back to law school

Job Duties

Negotiate enterprise agreements, draft enterprise agreements, negotiate non-disclosure

How did this career prepare you?

Seasoned in negotiation

Rate your managers

Wonderfully

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Job Duties

Requirements Gathering, Application design and development, application support and maintenance.

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Job Duties

Support Senior Management by providing information through liaison with the Customer
Carry out duties in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
Carry out security checks prior to the end of the shift.
Assign work to staff as required to support the workflow and daily metrics.
Support the Shift Manager by ensuring there is sufficient resourcing for function including call outs for training needs, absence and performance management, coaching and continuous monitoring of department productivity.
Assist with the training of new associates to ensure they have the right knowledge to carry out tasks required.

How did this career prepare you?

To work effectively and produce good result in difficult situation.

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Why you left

It was a seasonal job during holiday period only.

Job Duties

Worked as an associate , working as a team at different places , basically packing and shipment.

How did this career prepare you?

I have a vast experience of my naval service , working as head of Marina Club and then an insight at Amazon , certainly provides edge over many others.

Rate your managers

Very well, was mostly busy at the job assigned by them.

Suggestions for the CEO

Not much but did bring to the notice of my supervisor a careless approach in packing where tapes came off from the boxes, and not enough air pillows were inserted which left the goods rattling.

Advancement opportunities

No, since it was a seasonal job , the period of employment lasted only during the peak season.

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Why you left

It is incredibly difficult to climb the ladder. Over the last 27 months, only 2 associates have been promoted, out of over 100 leaders.

Job Duties

I looked at overall workflow in the entire outbound sector. I was responsible for controlling picker behavior, delegating labor moves through constant communication with area managers and supervisors, plan staffing for future shipment deadlines, gauge volume goals, lead team of package slip runners and occasionally did ops work, like predicting headcounts for each departments, spreading the headcount evenly to balance out capacity and send emails to senior leadership teams of predicted hours and units shipped.

How did this career prepare you?

It allowed me to look at business from a customer needs perspective. We look at customer obsession and that drives our motivation. I feel that culture translate perfectly with your business.

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Why you left

Need to learn new things and new technologies

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Why you left

Leave because of noise

Job Duties

Shipping order

How did this career prepare you?

Work well with people

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Why you left

I was under contract to hiring

Job Duties

I had the role of training the device with precision

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Why you left

To be given an opportunity to work with the phblic

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Why you left

Amazon wasn't the right fit for me.

Job Duties

I was an engineering operation technician

How did this career prepare you?

I have worked for a very large company with in the data center industry

Rate your managers

I got along great with my managers, both were fantastic

Suggestions for the CEO

I suggested to have a better training program for new hires, so they can be beneficial within the work place.

Advancement opportunities

No, I was not offered an advancement.

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