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"don't do it"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Associate Designer in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Associate Designer in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Gymboree full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

relaxed corporate culture. good work life balance in certain positions.

Cons

horrible management and leaders. greedy at top. really bad pay. management doesn't have a clue.

Advice to Management

get rid of old management who have been there for more then 5 years. find better people to run that company.

Other Employee Reviews for Gymboree

  1. "In general, Good For full time work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open communication with upper management. Good tools for everyday tasks.

    Cons

    Little payroll and unclear path to growth.

    Advice to Management

    Give back to employees. Make their life a little easier.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Feels like a dead end after a while"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

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