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Great Product, Terrible Leadership

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Party City full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Decent pay at store manager level.
Advancement opportunity if you don't want to have a personal life.

Cons

Very task driven.
Zero training for associates and very little more for management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Instead of managing the "processes", try working with the managers. Too quick to hire and fire associates and managers.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Has it's good and bad qualities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Party City full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of seasonal changes to give you variety in the work. Stays busy all the time. Overall it's a very easy job.

    Cons

    Don't get much chance to get promoted. Very little if any development. Pay is below average. There is very little opportunity to manage anything outside of the Halloween season, mostly you are doing most of the work yourself ie. stocking, cashiering, zoning, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you wonder why you have no bench of people to fill open positions, take a look at the lack of development going on in the company. If you don't allocate resources to it, it won't happen.

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

    I was very disappointed with this company...

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Party City full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    no pros that I found

    Cons

    Encountered several issues with this company, the main issue was with payroll. Employees would not receive pay, or they received incorrect amounts. Even my last paycheck was wrong. If a company can not even process payroll correctly, how can they expect employees to be loyal???

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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