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"Feels like a dead end after a while"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Production Assistant in San Francisco, CA
Former Contractor - Production Assistant in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Gymboree as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Collaborative work environment
Relaxed environment; managers/leadership aren't constantly looking over your shoulder
Free espresso drinks
Flexible work arrangement program

Cons

Low pay
Typical corporate workplace politics
High turnover
Slow advancement
Contractors don't get to enjoy a lot of the perks

Advice to Management

Pay should match going market rate
Have a little more interaction with lower level employees

Other Employee Reviews for Gymboree

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Never would advise anybody to work here!"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX

    I worked at Gymboree part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You do get your hours
    Discounts are good

    Cons

    Too much for little pay
    Too many 'new line' store settings
    Clothes began to over pile and it become a complete mess
    Managers don't do anything but sit in the back office
    Only two people would be scheduled to work a whole day so closing is ridiculous


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Working for Gymboree was very disappointing."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Gymboree part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Bonus every time you comp and made LY

    Cons

    No support from district managers, very little payroll, Regional manager is evil, human resources don’t do their job, Shipment is outrages, Newlines come in every other weekend.

    Advice to Management

    Everyone from store managers to sales associates are the ones making you rich, not your DMS and RM so listen to the “little people”.

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