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New Balance Reviews

Updated November 7, 2018
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  • "There honestly are no cons about working for New Balance" (in 7 reviews)

  • "No room for advancement in company" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    Culture was fun and engaging.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities were not very frequent.


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment. Amazing Co-workers. Strong Ethics.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say

  3. "Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Remote employee, annual bonus, strong company culture

    Cons

    Lack of direction at various levels, lack of opportunities to advance remotely, investment into marketing instead of employees

    Advice to Management

    Reward your employees financially instead of making questionable sponsorship investments.


  4. "Nice Company"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Full Benefits (med/PTO) and Great People

    Cons

    HR is focused on protecting the organization; not working with employees.


  5. "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and hardworking corporate culture

    Cons

    No cons from my experience


  6. "Team Lead"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Brighton, MA
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Brighton, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are great work benefits including health and dental benefits as well as a great employee discount.

    Cons

    It can be a long commute depending on where you live and it can be hard to grow into a higher position. It is also hard to move from the retail sector into a corporate position


  7. "Good part time job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wrentham, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wrentham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and friendly management. People in the North East loves these shoes!

    Cons

    Sales associate responsibilities are not for everyone. Customers don't always appreciate your support.

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    "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people, casual work environment

    Cons

    Smaller company, not much room for advanement


  9. "Team Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at New Balance full-time

    Pros

    Discount is nice in store and online.

    Cons

    DM's don't pay enough attention to the needs of the smaller stores.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Product Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Its great place to work

    Cons

    Typical corporate workplace annoyances existed


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