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Gymboree Reviews

Updated March 22, 2019
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Pros
  • "Employee Discount and visa offered" (in 39 reviews)

  • "Wonderful company, fair pay and benefits, good work/life balance in the retail world" (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "markdowns, replen shipments and occasionally new line sets, were not enough to complete the tasks in the required time frames" (in 79 reviews)

  • "Upper management didn't appear to appreciate employees loyalty" (in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead
    Former Employee - Sales Lead

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

    Pros

    Great environment, good pay for the job

    Cons

    Lack of tenured managers in the store


  2. "ecommerce to the end"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Dixon, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Dixon, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    decent play to work, long hours but great people.

    Cons

    Going out of business now.

  3. "Store closing"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great clothes
    Decent discount

    Cons

    Store closed
    Lack of communication


  4. "Full time"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Limited hours a lot of last minute things to do, nice managers

    Cons

    It is fun if you have a good team


  5. "Low pay, but good company"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Eagan, MN
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Eagan, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the atmosphere, coworkers, and environment

    Cons

    Not a very high-paying position, especially compared to competitors


  6. "Management needs to take care of their employee"

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Gymboree full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly Environment and family oriented culture

    Cons

    Lots of promises about education to improve your skills but never happened


  7. "signs of bankruptcy"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Augusta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible work schedule, management helps out

    Cons

    store closing, didn't see that we were going to close too

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your customers and employees, customers know what they want to buy

  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Takes care of their employees
    They pay well
    Was flexible with schedules

    Cons

    They are Closing all stores unfortunately


  9. "Feels like family"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Gymboree full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People live up to our values, work/life balance,

    Cons

    The pay is below average


  10. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fullerton, CA

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

    Pros

    Works with schedule. Fun atmosphere.

    Cons

    There were no cons at this company

    Advice to Management

    None