Shifts at Amazon Facilities

Most Amazon warehouse facilities have two shifts – day shift and night shift – and follow a four day work week schedule. Shift lengths vary depending on the location; some go for eight hours, some ten hours while others will…

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Earbuds for Warehouse Work

Most shift work like warehouse, construction and factory work is laborious, repetitive and most of all boring. It drags on and on – which can be pretty demotivating over time. One effective method I use to pass the time at…

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10 Best Warehouses to Work For

Warehouse jobs can be very lucrative. They tend to pay well since there is a lot of demand and competition for warehouse workers. What’s even better is that you don’t need any specialized education as an entry level warehouse employee.…

Dress Code Guidelines for Amazon Warehouse Workers

Employees at Amazon fulfillment and sort centers are required to follow specific rules regarding what they wear when doing their jobs. These rules are meant to give workers a safe, professional and comfortable working environment. As you will notice, dress…

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How to Hand Wrap a Pallet

Knowing how to effectively hand wrap a pallet is a useful skill that will help improve your performance in the warehouse. Many warehouses have wrap machines that do the work for you. However, these machines don’t work sometimes and can…

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5 Best Back Braces for Warehouse Workers

As a warehouse worker, I deal with literal back breaking work every day. Here are a few reasons that, in my experience, cause back pain while working in a warehouse: lifting heavy items such as products and wooden pallets bending,…

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PPE for Warehouse Workers: A Comprehensive Guide

Personal protective equipment protects warehouse workers from work related injury. Some PPE is compulsory for all warehouse workers (e.g. steel-toe boots) while other types depend on the specific warehouse job (e.g. hard hats and safety glasses for maintenance crews). To…