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The future is dark at sams club

What a sad day for this company. Yes we all saw this coming but it just goes to show you that the future for any associate with this company is very dark. I wish everyone that lost their jobs today and in the near future all the best of luck. Its a... read more
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Amazon Racial Discrimination

I was hired as a season as a seasonal worker. There was always favoritism showed from the manger to the non African americans. After a few months of working I started to notice that most of the one's that were removed from the company were... read more
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New search

Bezos will launch an exhaustive search for eligible new wife candidates from all over North America, only to settle on two mistresses from Northern Virginia and New York City.

Stay tuned in case I heard this right

I am a former Sears employee. Back in late 2017 I was helped by a team of "quietly rebellious" HR execs & labor lawyers to keep my job until I was ready to leave. Hey, all sorts of dirty tricks were already being played to press folks like me out of... read more

Left on my own

I worked for amazon, for about 2 months. I was a packager, you had to meet a certain time and your numbers had to be good on the line. It was hot, no air movement and the line was constantly getting backed up or jammed. The managers tried to get us... read more
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#1 of the Most Toxic Company Cultures

Bad Places to Work? If you’re looking for a job, you’re probably doing your due diligence to avoid landing in a toxic work environment. We’ve all heard and read horror stories from people who hold “toxic jobs,” or jobs that often involve low pay... read more

Any Amazon Go folks here?

The whole foods board on this site has a lot of speculation about amazon go. Anyone here have anything to share? Stop by your bastard hippie cousins page and let us know. https://www.thelayoff.com/whole-foods-market
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Post ID: @UnfT2tm

Is Amazon the modern Walmart?

Bezos essentially has done the same thing Sam Walton did. But instead of having general merchandise to mix out his margins, he has Amazon Web Services. Now he’s just trying to crack the food business so that he can drive even more traffic. When he... read more

Amazon CEO a self important nut?

Anyone encounter this guy in the flesh? He seems like a real dooosh canoe. Also, what is with his new terminator image? I halfway expect a red laser beam to go shooting out of that crooked eye of his as he terminates most of retail. Put your best... read more

Amazon on-campus department layoff

100+ employees were given layoff packages last week in a department elimination. We are given time to find a new job at the company but many will not because of headcount freezes. I hear Prime teams are next. Hope everyone is able to find new jobs... read more
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Questions in regards to Amazon employees being laid off

I'm hearing rumors that Amazon is cutting corners just to get buy till they lay off. I was told at the Etna Ohio facility that major layoff are coming with the next 60-90 days. But why is it not all employees are aware of what's going on?

Severance or replacement position?

I survived this round, but it is clear this is far from over, which makes me curious about some things. Any chance somebody can tell us what kind of severance was offered to those who were laid off? And in case they were offered a replacement... read more

Media Coverage (Amazon layoffs February 2018)

Here are some of the articles covering the story today https://www.seattletimes.com/business/amazon/amazon-laying-off-corporate-employees-in-rare-cutback/ https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/12/amazon-to-lay-off-small-number-of-people-in-seattle/... read more
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Pivot Plan

They asked us to rank the bottom 6% and I am hearing rumors that they will force us to put them on a pivot plan which basically equals a buyout or a fairly Unachievable improvement plan. Not sure when it will happen but this s---s. I came here to... read more

Is it over?

Does anybody know if it is over by now? I talked to my wife a few minutes ago and she said that it was crazy for a while but that the situation calmed down significantly. I still can't help but worry. Talk about unexpected! Everybody knew about the... read more

Amazon layoffs February 2018

Amazon HQ is getting hit hard, with more layoffs happening throughout the company. Not sure what prompted this and if it'll continue, but right now it's pretty bad. Hundreds of people are being hit with notices. Why there are layoffs while we are... read more

Finance/Tax department

Anyone who has comments to share about these departments please let me know if I should take a job here. Heard the usual stuff about Amazon but maybe it's a bit more copacetic in the tax department?
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$4B for a bubble?

Where did Amazon get $4B to build a bubble for its elites? https://www.cbsnews.com/video/inside-amazons-new-4-billion-spheres/

Need inside scoop

I'm excited about Amazon and have been closely following the 2nd headquarter frenzy. Before I jump ship can someone give me the inside scoop?? What's it like, is there stack ranking? I don't mind working hard as long as I am gaining real skills and... read more

Amazon 666

Local residents inform the International Amazon Workers Voice that Amazon is attempting to seize 50 acres of land owned by elderly working class descendants of slaves in Northern Virginia, pave over the residents’ homes, and build power lines.

How does someone get hired?

How does someone get a job at Amazon? I am interested in Asset Protection and I see very little postings, a new warehouse is being built near my home and I would like to know how soon before opening do they hire staff, especially in Asset Protection?

Quidsi Layoffs

Quidsi to close. Not sure about layoffs but I'd assume so... https://www.yahoo.com/tech/amazon-moving-staff-quidsi-parenting-products-unit-losses-185805436--sector.html

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