Step2 Reviews

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    A Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Step2 full-time

    Pros

    Good work balance life - room for promotion and friendly office culture. The company has decent healthcare and extra heathly activities throughout the year.

    Cons

    Lack of training overall and lack of communication between divisions. The business is very competitve - but not proactive on lean manufacturing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Corporate management needs to address operational structure divides to continue as a strong company with great products.

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Streetsboro, OH
    Anonymous Employee in Streetsboro, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months - interviewed at Step2 in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I responded to an add for Step2 that was on a Career web site.
    I was fully qualified for the position based on the description,
    qualifications and skills required as posted. My credentials and
    years of experience matched the requirements 100%.

    I went through 3 phone interviews that took about 30 minuets to
    an hour each. This was then followed by (4) four on site interviews
    with Step2 at their facility in Streetsboro, OH.

    Eight times I took off work to accommodate their schedules at my
    own expense for the phone and on site interviews. The interview
    process took approximately 2.5 months (10 weeks) between their
    first call to me and my last interview.

    At the last on site interview I was told that I would hear from them
    soon and please not take any other job offers because I was to be
    offered a position.

    I waited a week to hear from them and then contacted them only to be
    told that they wanted to wait another 2 weeks until they make any
    final staffing decisions.

    I waited the two weeks and once again heard nothing from them.
    I inquired through a friend at step2 what was going on.
    They found out and informed me that they had hired someone else
    but were waiting for him to start before notifying me that
    they had decided on someone else in case he(the new employee to be)
    received a counter offer and decided not to work at step2.

    What an experience-
    left me wondering about the ethics and business conduct of senior management.

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Website www.step2.com
Headquarters Streetsboro, OH
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

An offspring of The Little Tikes Company, The Step2 Company manufactures and markets a variety of plastic toys for children, as well as products for the home and garden. The company also produces educational toys under the Thinkativity brand, and its Infantino subsidiary makes baby products. Step2 operates a retail store in Ohio and also sells its offerings through mass merchandisers and specialty retailers (such as Lowe's, Target, Toys "R" Us, and Wal-Mart) in the US, Canada, and more than 70 other countries. Step2 was established in 1991 by Thomas Murdough, founder and... More

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