What’s it Like to Work in an Amazon Warehouse?


APTOPIX Cyber MondayAn Amazon employee contacted Gawker and sent them a description of what it’s like to work for the online retail giant. From the sound of it, there’s a lot of walking, a lot of theft, and a lot of mindless barcode scanning.

Read more at gawker.com.

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21 comments
Christopher Brooklyn
Christopher Brooklyn

It sounds sort of bad..but hey fuck it..as long as I get my new router on time...all I have to say to the guy in the article.."Walk the line bitch walk the line"...sorry but amazon rules

LafredBurk
LafredBurk

He's too good for his job is the thrust of it right?

FanBoy1
FanBoy1

Looks like a decent job to me... and i bet its climate controlled...... try working in a  hot ass non climate controlled warehouse for 10-14 hours a night.  Yeeesh that was one rough gig.

BadNewsJeff
BadNewsJeff

Employees should get to wear rollerblades, or at least heelys.  Enjoy the workday! 

MikeZoltek
MikeZoltek

"My shitty warehouse job sucks" - said by everyone that has ever worked in a warehouse 

ecupirate
ecupirate

How is that different than Mark Zito's job at Sirius ?

Aria Taint
Aria Taint

USB cables right next to fake vagina's next to a radiator caps.


FLpro
FLpro

I expected there'd be a lot more trees?

JackieDeLister
JackieDeLister

I thought this was going to be about working in an Amazon Whorehouse.

Budsville Oregreen
Budsville Oregreen

Shut the fuck up, get back to work and pack the shit I just ordered...asshole !!!

Clover leaf
Clover leaf

should have named this "What's it like working for Amazon if you're an entitled little shit."

Badger1225
Badger1225

Did you read the article?  The author based his article on a story a week old employee told, one who wanted to get paid for the time he applied for the job.  A real genius level guy.  

JoshFromEaston
JoshFromEaston

The one near me regularly has the fire alarms pulled; this gives employees enough time to drop merchandise off at their cars before meeting up at their designated check-in spot.

FanBoy1
FanBoy1

I used to average 7 miles of walking a shift.  great way to keep the weight off..