I am prepping for a phone screening interview and while preparing my questions I read that you shouldn’t ask about work-life balance at Amazon. Has anyone else asked about this and gotten a negative response? What have you been told?

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I'm a bar raiser and get asked this question all the time. Doesn't bother me at all. But my answer is always "it depends"
Amazon is too big to generalize WLB. Your best bet is to have a convo w/ your manager about what WLB means to you.

Also - you may consider asking for a candid chat. Your RC will hook you up with someone at Amazon outside of the hiring team so you can talk about stuff like this

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I asked this and received a very thorough answer. Moved to loop. So I guess it wasn’t a bad question.

Perfectly normal question to ask. And as an FYI - Amazon prefers "work-life harmony" as an age-old Jeff Bezos-ism. Most Amazonians would be happy to share the good, the bad and the ugly.

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