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Saint Louis, MO
1001 to 5000 employees
1997
Company - Public (BBW)
Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
The Build-A-Bear Workshop covers the "bear" necessities and much more. Located mainly in malls, the company's stores allow kids to design their own teddy bears and other stuffed animals complete with clothing (formal wear to ... Read more

Build-A-Bear Reviews

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    Current Employee - Chief Workshop Manager in Reading, PA
    Current Employee - Chief Workshop Manager in Reading, PA
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    I have been working at Build-A-Bear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Family oriented. Positive and supportive environment. The happy children.

    Cons

    The part time bear builders don't get alot of hours.

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Build-A-Bear Photos

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Build-A-Bear Interviews

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    Store Manager Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Build-A-Bear.

    Interview

    There where alot of interviews. It was a lengthy process but it was a positive experience. The senior management were so friendly. It was worth the effort. Questions were basic for the most part.

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Build-A-Bear Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2015
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
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