New Balance Overview

  • Boston, MA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1906
  • Company - Private
  • Other Retail Stores
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsNIKE, Reebok, adidas
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In 1906, New Balance began as a humble one-man operation and has since grown into an international corporation, selling footwear and apparel in over 120 countries and employing over 8,000 associates worldwide. With an unparalleled focus on quality and craftsmanship, we’ve come ...
Mission: For over a century we've supported athletes in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means winning a medal, setting a personal record, or just taking steps toward a more active lifestyle. We’re proud of that history, but we’re even more excited about our future. We innovate ...

New Balance Reviews

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Joe Preston
158 Ratings
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Jun 20, 2022 - Manager
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Great pay
Bonus incentives
Ability to travel sometimes


Regular retail cons
Working weekends and holidays
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Diversity & Inclusion at New Balance

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How is diversity at New Balance?

...A true lack of diversity in talent pool and thought, extremely white male bro culture dominant, leadership team one dimensional, not inclusive, didn’t made to feel welcome when first beginning...Read More

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New Balance Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online55%
In Person15%
Employee Referral14%

  1. Innovation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at New Balance (United States) in Jun 2022


    I applied online and heard from an HR worker to schedule phone screener. Overall the women I interviewed with meant well, was respectful of my time, and was very friendly when I was talking to her. I didn't find the screener rude or mean, but there were some things in the interview that struck me as odd. She canceled the first time around an hour before hand and ended up delaying a week to talk. She started off by saying "I assume who've already looked into the history of New Balance?". I had to admit I did not know the founding history. She then later assumed I followed New Balance on social media which I felt like was a little bold- I don't even follow any companies including the one I currently work for. She also assumed I know their brand ambassadors at one point. She was looking for someone who had already drank the company Kool-Aid, which was a lot for me on the first phone screener. I did do some company research before but more so on products and technology- seems like I focused on all the wrong things. If your really looking to get in here seems like your really going to have to really do your company research for the HR screeners. More so than what I'm used to as an engineer. Again the women I talked to very very nice and obviously very passionate about New Balance and their mission, but was expecting a high familiarity with the brand. Technical questions about resume were easy, basically non-existent. It was basically all soft skills based.

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New Balance Awards & Accolades

  • Candidate Experience Award (CandE)Talent Board2019
  • CandE (Candidate Experience) AwardTalent Board2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

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What is paid time off like at New Balance?

...Friendly environment/people, good benefits, holiday and vacation pay...

July 7, 2021

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