Jimlar Reviews

Updated June 24, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    many changes

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Jimlar (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great benefits, great people, discounts and sample sales, attempting to make it a better work environment. health insurance and leaves are generous.

    Cons

    management, no room for growth, there is a very real possibility that your position will be outsourced with little to no notice, compensation is low


  2. ni

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Manager
    Former Employee - Credit Manager

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

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    nice place to work n

    Cons

    nice place to work n

    Advice to Management

    ni


  3. worked 20 months

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jimlar

    Pros

    good working envs over all

    Cons

    not so good pay structure


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  5. Production

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jimlar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company pays for the healthcare of your family

    Cons

    Company is slow to promote from within.


  6. Helpful (1)

    A growing company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jimlar full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You can get your job done without having management watching your every move

    Cons

    Lots of office politics making moving up in the ranks difficult

    Advice to Management

    Trust your fellow employees


  7. Helpful (1)

    production assoicate

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Associate in Great Neck, NY
    Former Employee - Production Associate in Great Neck, NY

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The staff is friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    The expectations are unrealistic as to the time necessary to accomplish a taks.

    Advice to Management

    Do the job understand what it takes to get job accomplished, before setting expections.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Really hard work but nice people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Designer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Designer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jimlar full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good team and friendly people business class travel to china great learning opportunity, very high technical level product is well made, good factory base

    Cons

    work overload is absurd, long long hours the team is always on a deadline and under pressure not enough office space, no cafeteria or break room no creative freedom

    Advice to Management

    start being more aware of the employees well-being and people will be more motivated


  9. Helpful (1)

    A ton of knowledge can be gained working for Jimlar. Fast paced but they reward for hard work.

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Do IT All in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Do IT All in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jimlar

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. Ability to work with other teams and gain well rounded knowledge of footwear development. 2.Business class to Asia and International flights. 3.Most designers at Jimlar are friendly and hard working. 4.Midtown location next to flat iron is amazing. 5.Jimlar pays well for the hard work.

    Cons

    1.long hours 2.Projects never seem to slow down, busy most of the time. 3.Over seas travel for long periods of time. 4.Not a creative environment.

    Advice to Management

    Allow your employees to venture into other categories. Encourage creativity and passion.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Working at Jimlar

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Florence (Italy)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Florence (Italy)

    I have been working at Jimlar full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very transparent company with great passionate people who love what their work

    Cons

    No Cons at this moment


  11. Helpful (1)

    If you like unprofessional and unorganized environments, this is the place for you!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Footwear Designer
    Current Employee - Footwear Designer

    I have been working at Jimlar

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Health benefits, PTO 15 days, and business class flights to Asia.

    Cons

    You may get yelled at, frequent travel, late nights, no communication, lack of leadership, and management doesn't care about you as long as the work gets done they don't care at all otherwise.

    Advice to Management

    Revamp your entire management team.



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