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    10 days ago

    To give you a great picture of our global company, take a look at the recent financials released by our parent Lindt & Sprüngli Group. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIfVF

  • Ghirardelli Chocolate update
    15 days ago

    Want to learn more about how we support our Restaurant & Retail group? We hold Chocolate Camp! Read more here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIfNG

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Ghirardelli Chocolate – Why Work For Us?

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Ghirardelli At A Glance

So what sets us apart?

Since 1852, Ghirardelli has created a legacy of creativity that sets our company apart from our competitors. Today, our innovative heritage continues to thrive, as Ghirardelli team members of different backgrounds work together, joined by a common passion: bringing new, delicious ideas to life.

We’ve made it our priority to offer a supportive, engaging culture where our people feel valued, not simply for the skills they bring to our company, but for who they are as individuals. That’s why we make sure that all of our team members, even if you are new to the company, have the opportunity to work on exciting, challenging projects and are given everything they need to do their best work.

So we invite you to explore our opportunities and discover a place where your ideas come to life, as part of our delicious legacy.

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Our Employment Value Proposition is formulated by our five key strengths that permeate our corporate culture, they are:

  • Challenging and Interesting Work — Ghirardelli’s agile size and streamlined structure gives team members early and regular exposure to exciting projects where their ideas can be heard, valued and realized.
  • Appreciated and Valued by Management — Ghirardelli has created a supportive culture in which all team members are recognized, valued and appreciated by management – both professionally and personally. Bottom line: People Matter Here.
  • Training and Development — Ghirardelli is dedicated to investing in team members and giving them everything they need to do their best work. We believe that any individual success lays the foundation for our corporate success.
  • High Quality Products and Services — Ghirardelli team members are responsible for creating and stewarding premium products and services that are nationally-recognized, resulting in exciting new projects and career-enhancing experience.
  • Diverse Work Force — Ghirardelli team members represent an eclectic mix of backgrounds, ethnicities and work styles – these differences enable us to develop inspired products and services and allow us better serve our customers.

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Benefits

Share in the excitement of belonging to a growing organization by working for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company.

We aim to provide a work environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth. We believe that each employee contributes directly to Ghirardelli's growth and success.

We offer broad range of benefits to our exempt and non-exempt employees. These may include the following:

Medical/dental/vision plans
Flexible time off
Paid holidays
Life insurance
401(k) retirement and savings plan
Short-term disability
Flexible benefits accounts
Product purchase discounts
Educational assistance program
Employee assistance program

Note: This is not intended to be a complete description of all our benefits but a brief summary for your review. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to change, modify, or eliminate benefits at any time.

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Reviews

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Ghirardelli Chocolate President & CEO Martin Thompson
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  • Creative place with lots of opportunities if you are a hard worker

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ghirardelli Chocolate

    Pros

    Ideas are fostered. Talent is appreciated. Youthful energy. Growing business and industry.

    Cons

    San Leandro location is not desirable but there is free parking and the commute is not bad. Would be better closer to Bart

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move corporate offices

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Interviews

Updated Mar 8, 2015
Updated Mar 8, 2015

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Ghirardelli Chocolate in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    I apply online and it took two weeks.I got an email stating to attend the job fair once I got to the job fair I noticed there wasn't maybe people. I filled out an paper application and was hire on the spot.

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Additional Info

Website www.ghirardelli.com
Headquarters San Leandro, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1852
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Since 1852, Ghirardelli has created a legacy of creativity that sets our company apart from our competitors. Today, our innovative heritage continues to thrive, as Ghirardelli team members of different backgrounds work together, joined by a common passion: bringing new, delicious ideas to life.

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