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    A Solid High School Job

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    Current Employee - Stocker in Rockaway, NJ
    Current Employee - Stocker in Rockaway, NJ

    I have been working at Party City part-time (more than 3 years)


    Working stock in one of their stores was a great high school experience. I enjoyed it highly. The longer you are there, the better you are treated.


    You will be paid minimum wage if you work in a store. There are no traditional benefits. To get time off, you typically need to have someone cover for you..

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    Don't apply cookie cutter decisions to all of your stores. They are not all identical.

    Positive Outlook
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Party City Interviews

Updated Oct 21, 2014
Updated Oct 21, 2014

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    Halloween Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    They will usually take just about anyone as Halloween approaches because they just need bodies to fill the store. The earlier you get hired, the "better" the job because you will have had time to be trained on register. Usually they only have young girls work the register and the guys are in the back pulling/running costumes. Expect minimum wage and to basically be put on the floor to do nothing but clean for a few hours. They hire a lot for cleaning to avoid OT.

    Interview was basically checking to make sure you look okay and can speak English.

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Rockaway, NJ
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1986
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Party City Holdings makes and sells the goods for a well-dressed party. The #1 retailer of party supplies in the US, Party City operates more than 825 company-owned and franchised locations -- most under the Party City banner -- and some 400 seasonal Halloween City stores. The shops sell balloons, decorations, tableware, costumes, and more for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, and other special occasions. Its stores are supplied by Party City's manufacturing and wholesale arm Amscan, which also supplies other party chains, as well as discount and grocery... More

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