- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at American Girl part-time (more than a year)RecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
I love my coworkers, and working with the kids is probably the funnest part of my day. I laugh all day long, and I have so much fun. We have an expensive menu as well, and that (usually) means good tips. Also, we don't serve dinner, so you have all of your nights so that's great. We also have awesome opportunities for cheaper merchandise, which is great with kids.
We don't have "lunch" and "dinner" shifts. We just have shifts. Sometimes they tend to be pretty long. I've had 11 hours shifts on some Saturdays, which is pretty exhausting, but still great money.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied in-person. The process took a day – interviewed at American Girl.
A Sales manager or the HR manager will conduct the interview and determine the right fit. There are positions for Stock, Sales, Bistro, Security, Hair Salon, and Visual. All departments require people to be friendly and team players, since the work environment involves constant interpersonal communication.
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Pay is set. Must have weekend availability.
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Pleasant Rowland introduced American Girl dolls in 1986 as a historically-themed alternative to Barbie and the Cabbage Patch Kids. Since 1998 her firm has been owned by the maker of both rival dolls, #1 toy manufacturer Mattel. American Girl (formerly Pleasant Company) produces the American Girls Collection of 18-inch, high-dollar dolls, including Addy (an escaped slave) and Rebecca Rubin (a young Jewish immigrant). It also publishes "American Girl" magazine and American Girl books (more than 135 million copies sold) and sells room décor, clothing, and accessories...