- They have fun Fridays!
- People only respond to emails after midnight if they want to. Unspoken corollary: and if they want to keep their jobs, they'd better want to.
- Any of the abuses should be reported to HR, Bezos says. Unspoken caveat: because things always go so well for whistleblowers in such an environment.
An Amazon spokesman previously confirmed that the company manages out a pre-determined percentage of its workforce every year. The engineer also quotes an unnamed senior executive telling an all-hands meeting, “Amazon used to burn a lot of people into the ground.”So if you don't want to be one of the ones "managed out" or ranked and yanked, you know what you have to do.