New Balance Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2020

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3.7
66%
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49%
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Joe Preston
27 Ratings
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  • "Unfortunately, NB seems to have an issue with their budgets for the people working for them(in 10 reviews)

  • "There honestly are no cons about working for New Balance(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work with."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Supply Chain Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at New Balance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing culture! Positive workplace! Great Benefits!

    Cons

    There is nothing that i know of

  2. "not a bad place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Riverhead, NY

    I worked at New Balance part-time

    Pros

    they give pretty good bonuses

    Cons

    mainly rude customers shop there

  3. "great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    company culture is great and great work life balance

    Cons

    no growth or development to further career

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Atmosphere"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Product Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New Balance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Organic culture and rich history

    Cons

    Middle leadership is under prepared to manage and lead people.

  5. "Overall good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Merrimack, NH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New Balance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, discount, work experience, promotion opportunity, working special events

    Cons

    It's easy to get stuck at the lower management levels, the advancement training is poor, and the mentorship program is poorly thought out and implemented

  6. "Amazing!!!"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shoe Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    Best place ever to work!

    Cons

    Depends on the attitude of others around you more than anything else.

  7. "Great College job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Loveland, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at New Balance part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team environment, Great supervisors, easy job for college students

    Cons

    During the week it can get super slow. The backroom is a little disorganized

  8. "Good Pay, Team Environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New Balance part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, competitive sales commission

    Cons

    Inconsistent sales person incentive bonuses

  9. "New Team Lead"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Estero, FL

    I have been working at New Balance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, casual dress code, free shoes

    Cons

    Lack of training, dress code limitations, tedious unnecessary paperwork and reports, receiving process is a disaster

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    "Apparel Chaos"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Development Specialist in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at New Balance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good way to learn Apparel business

    Cons

    No accountability, pointing fingers is key standard in approaching challenges. Cross team collaboration not very good. Information is scattered across multiple systems and individual employee computers.

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