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Heather Hamilton
Seattle, Washington
Interests: design, food, fashion, health, tech, Seattle, rescue dogs, flying trapeze, reading, sarcasm
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Amazon is known to be customer-obsessed. Part of that obsession is ensuring that we optimize our work for accessibility. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Amazon is donating 47,000 square feet of space to Mary's Place, which will have a permanent home on our corporate campus. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Amazon's spheres are coming together: we planted our first plant, an Australian Tree Fern. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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If you thought our dog-friendly culture was a little peculiar; we raise you one astromech droid. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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The Amazon flywheel says a lot about how we think about investment opportunities and why we are growing so quickly. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at amazonian_blog
A couple of Amazon’s innovations that are helping by reducing and re-using packaging. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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On Day 2, people start to identify limitations, focus shifts from creativity to implementation. You start to lose some of your Day 1 zeal. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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I find the LinkedIn profile photo causes the most angst for anyone looking to manage their brand on social media. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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In this interview with Ayesha Harper, leader of AmazonBasics, we talk about the Product Manager role, her path at Amazon and career mobility. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Amazon's leadership principle “are right, a lot”, once you get past the peculiar phrasing, is pretty core to how we operate around here. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Amazon recently launched a page on The Muse, providing a behind-the-scenes look at working on our urban campus. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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I believe the most important part of selecting your next company, team, manager and job should be evaluating how well *their* values match *yours*. Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Linkedin is a great research tool for understanding the types of skills and experiences companies look for when hiring into specific roles. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Thinking through the questions you were asked in the interview you;ll get a good idea of what each interviewer was evaluating for. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Understanding cues you were given during an interview can help you improve your performance in future interviews. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Evaluating your interview performance shortly after one takes place can be helpful in preparing for future interviews, Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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How to get interview feedback from a recruiter who is hesitant to offer it. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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There are some cultural elements that are pretty unique to Amazon that I think make this a particularly great place to innovate. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at amazonian_blog
When it comes to innovating, we focus on getting our work into the hands of consumers as quickly as possible. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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Dave Lefkow is responsible for bringing deliciousness to customers' Amazon shopping experience. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at amazonian_blog
You might say it's a little peculiar to hand out bananas on the streets of Seattle. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at amazonian_blog
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How to use Amazon.jobs when you know which group in Amazon you want to work in and the type of role that best matches your skills. Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at amazonian_blog
This Amazon Prime ad really gets me. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at amazonian_blog
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Amazon recently released video of Prime Air's very first, fully autonomous customer delivery. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2016 at amazonian_blog
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Stories and resources from the Seattle Times aimed at helping transplants (and people thinking of moving here). Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at amazonian_blog