Gymboree
2.4 of 5 292 reviews
www.gymboree.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Fantastic company to work for

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsEveryone is treated equal with en emphasis on respect for all capacities in order to get product to market on on time, in budget; in order to deliver high quality goods.
Free coffee, tea, soda's etc.
Snack/Treat carts roll around the office to keep you going
Generous pay
Ethical company who cares about the wellness of their employees
Solid team work makes for efficiency at all levels of development

ConsLong hours are required in management roles; may be an issue for one who is raising a family
If you do not have a strong sense of urgency, this is not the place for you

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to make Gymboree a fun and enjoyable place to work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    TAKE IT... if it's your only option! Don't say you haven't been warned!

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Vernon Hills, IL

    I worked at Gymboree part-time for more than a year


    Pros: It's a job, you get a lousy paycheck, umm, did… Cons: Uncaring atmosphere, I had a close relative pass away, this company did not even acknowladge it. On my birthday, this company couldn't even send a… Advice to Senior Management: Go back to school! No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    4 people found this helpful  

    NOT THE PLACE TO WORK - unless you are really desperate.

    Store Manager (Current Employee)
    Hagerstown, MD

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Wear jeans to work. Don't have to cook dinner (you'll never… Cons: 60 hour work week is the norm not the exception for SM. No payroll to support tasks or training. Inventory mgmt is antiquated (circa 1970). Biz… Advice to Senior Management: Upper management should work in a store for a week. Try to put your dumb ideas into practicd before you roll them out. Create an… More
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