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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 (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

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

Cons

They are very fickle about who they value as employees.

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  1. 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    -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.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Historically a rewarding experience with a lot of diverse experience but...

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    Current Employee - Director of Finance in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Director of Finance in Cleveland, OH

    I have been working at American Greetings full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to move between disciplines and learn/experience new skills. American Greetings does not limit you to your current discipline but will allow operations to move into finance, finance into sales etc.

    Cons

    Constant work force reduction eliminating career opportunities. Greeting Cards is a mature industry requiring the company to closely monitor costs and reduce. Most of those reductions come though head count reduction which has reached a level it has almost the best part of the company, the ability to move between jobs and gain experience.


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