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don't do it

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Former Employee - Associate Designer  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Associate Designer in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Gymboree full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

relaxed corporate culture. good work life balance in certain positions.

Cons

horrible management and leaders. greedy at top. really bad pay. management doesn't have a clue.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

get rid of old management who have been there for more then 5 years. find better people to run that company.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Feels like a dead end after a while

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    Former Employee - Production Assistant  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Gymboree as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment
    Relaxed environment; managers/leadership aren't constantly looking over your shoulder
    Free espresso drinks
    Flexible work arrangement program

    Cons

    Low pay
    Typical corporate workplace politics
    High turnover
    Slow advancement
    Contractors don't get to enjoy a lot of the perks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay should match going market rate
    Have a little more interaction with lower level employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    In general, Good For full time work

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    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Open communication with upper management. Good tools for everyday tasks.

    Cons

    Little payroll and unclear path to growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give back to employees. Make their life a little easier.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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