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Challenging, love the kids!

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Former Employee - Store Manager in Overland Park, KS
Former Employee - Store Manager in Overland Park, KS

I worked at Stride Rite full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Great discounts on shoes for kids and adults, 40% off from Merrells, Sperry, all Wolverine brands as well as Saucony and Stride Rite brands. Flexible schedule. The customers are nice and the kids are fun to work with.

Cons

low pay for associates, and they are expected to work as keyholders, no training for the associates, give no hours for training and no help on the back side of the company to the stores. No pay raises. No hiring help to find new applicants, have to go recruit. they don't put up any ads to bring in applicants. No positive reinforcements, only negative comments.

Advice to Management

Give training hours to actually train the associates. Don't have those hours count as actual payroll hours, to where it hurts the store. Put up ads on career sites to find new applicants. Don't micro manage the managers. Give them positive feedback not just negative ones.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Horriable!

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kenosha, WI
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kenosha, WI

    I worked at Stride Rite full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Discount on shoes if you have kids.

    Cons

    Very unprofesional.
    No work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Be honest and keep your word.


  2. I loved working here, you'll have a great experience working with kids.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stride Rite

    Pros

    Even if you having a bad day the kids that come in there will just make you happy to forget your problems.

    Cons

    Only cons I would say I would feel bad when they would call me last minute to come in and I'm somewhere else out of town

    Advice to Management

    Longer lunches would be nice. (:


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