Pros: making a difference in famlies' lives, learning opportunities, quick turn over rate means opportunities for promotion if you can stick it out in the meantime
Cons: low hourly pay is not ideal for employees with families to support, unlikely to be offered a full time position without years of experience and college education, most seasonal employees quit often so the team of people changes often
Being a team member I was able to fill various positions (cashier, stocker, truck unload, special order fulfillment, pricing and signage). It was a great environment mostly due to the families I was able – more... to help on a daily basis, especially the first-time expecting parents. There's a realization that sets in when you see the joy in a new mother or father's face when you help them to pick out the right car seat, stroller, crib, furniture, etc. It was very fulfilling for me.
The downside to this job was the low hourly pay, the limited full time positions available left me with only a part time position so I had none of the benefits of full time employees and the sense of ever-looming drama among the management team (most of which were relieved from their positions within the following year.) – less