This job is busiest during the holidays. Your hours vary throughout the year and the pay stays the same forever. This is a great job if you just want supplemental income and can manage to work the day before and the day after all major holidays.
The work schedule was flexible. Not enough hours to preform your job correctly
Merchandise Associate (Former Employee) – Westminster, CA – March 17, 2018
Days and hours schedule were weekly. 10 to 20 hours per week. You could set your own days following the Hallmarks guide lines.
New shipments were the first to do. Sort all new cards packs and file in the card racks. Remove and straight old cards as needed.
I had two mangers, One manged Walgreen store and the other manged Stater Bros. The Walgreen manger was very helpful and helped. The other manger was not lots of problems. She was harsh and did not have any patience.
I never meet the CEO.
Work your own schedule.
They did not give you enough time to do your job the correct way.
CASHIER AND CUSTOMER SERVICES (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – March 16, 2018
People there were very friendly and it was my very first job, so I liked it a lot. I liked helping customers picking out cards for special occasions. Overall I would recommend it to anyone who wants to work here.
Retail Merchandiser (Former Employee) – Ogallala, NE – March 16, 2018
Handling merchandise, retail ready the stores worked alongside Walmart employees Knowledge of certain technologies Learned how to use a crown connect - this stored all the information needed to perform the job.
Retail Merchandiser (Part-Time) (Current Employee) – Bethlehem, PA – March 15, 2018
working for hallmark gives you a lot of freedom and flexibility. Great people to work with and to answer any of your questions. It is pretty simple work but it allows you to become amazing at what you do.
Merchandiser/Installation Set Ups (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – March 14, 2018
It was something I was very proud of being part of either in the Boston Zone or the Phoenix Zone, I was very happy with my hard work that I did have. I just wished they did offer something with an a goal for gettting your work done on time, or having your stores stocked but not over stocked. Just something to show we did an amazing thing.
Flexible hours. Always meeting new people. Fun place to work for.
Merchandiser (Former Employee) – Kansas City, MO – March 14, 2018
I truly loved working for Hallmark the 4 years I was with them. I would have never left had management not been shuffled around. No manager should ever degrade an employee especially in front of clents in one of the stores that they service. If it had not been for that I would still be there.
Great place to work but no job security, company is not growing
Associate Sales Leader (Former Employee) – Kansas City – March 12, 2018
work life balance is great, however you will be working 24/7 great environment to work cafeteria, card shop and cafe areas are great I learned so much working here hardest part was technology, systems very outdated and clunky very manual processes
In general this was a nice place to work. But the company dynamic began to change the longer I was there. It no longer resembled the warm and thoughtful atmosphere that initially attracted me to Hallmark. It became less kind and more about achieving money goals than actually putting the customer FIRST like they portray they do. The workload increased and their expectations of what one person could accomplish within a shift was unrealistic.
The benefits are good for full time employees
Their expectations are unrealistic with the massive workload
Key Holder (Former Employee) – Newark, DE – March 10, 2018
I was a Sales Associate for about 6 months before they promoted me to a Key Holder position with hallmark for a good 1 1/2 years. Unfortunately, when I was promoted I was moved to a mall location which was MUCH more fast paced and stressful then a free standing store. The other unfortunate thing was that a week after I started my Key Holder position the company announced they were dropping all Assistant Store Manager positions. My manager left the same day her assistant left and I was thrust into a more authoritative position due to the lack of key holders and our assistant store manager. I ended up acting as the Assistant Store Manager with none of the benefits or pay. Other than all of this my time there was great. Besides a bit of drama from the ladies who worked with me and the occasional crazy customer it was an all together pleasant atmosphere.
flexible hours, co-workers
No real room for advancement, no benefits, sometimes stressful