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Thanks goodness THAT's over.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cleveland, OH
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH

I worked at American Greetings full-time for more than 5 years


My division was very casual, I could wear jeans every day, and we had free soda.


They are very fickle about who they value as employees.

Doesn't Recommend
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Disapproves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Line Design  in  Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Line Design in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at American Greetings as an intern for less than a year


    Interns are exposed to the wonderful world of greeting cards, including the process from creation to retail placement, and the joys of waiting some 1 to 2 years for it to show up in a store.


    It's a family owned/family run business. Unless your last name is Weiss, you can forget taking over one day. Your working days are filled with long, and often unnecessary meetings. They like to meet to meet. They're Hallmark's competitor, so there's also a bit of "we're number 2" attitude; they're content where they are in the eyes of the consumer but that may be because it's next to impossible to outshine Hallmark.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend time getting to know the interns.


    Not as organized as It should be, considering size of company.

    Former Employee - Territory Lead  in  Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Territory Lead in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at American Greetings part-time for more than a year


    -flexible schedule (mostly)
    -interesting work
    -nice merchandiser training vids


    -wasteful with product
    -high turnover in management
    -not great pay and hard rushed work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -pay attention to who is working hard and realize that things can't always get done in the time given. Even by the best and fastest merchandisers. Improve on the training once someone is promoted. Don't just throw them into position and expect them to know everything.

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