Not a great corporation to work for
Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) – Rogers, AR – October 8, 2018
The challenge with Gymboree as with most Corporations, I'm sure is that the corporate world has absolutely no clue what/how things go on at the store level.
There was NO "typical" day at the store - that COULD be interesting, but the reasons it wasn't weren't fun reasons - reasons to help our customers.
I learned a lot at Gymboree, numbers, what NOT to do for my customers, and.....what a corporation expects...with no raises for 2 years straight.
The hardest part of the job was the technical part - if our registers went down, the Help Desk could never help us get back online - nor help us fix it to make it a better experience for the customer. You NEVER knew when Corp. would throw a sign change in at the last minute.
The most enjoyable part of the job, actually were the customers. They became like family after shopping with them for 10 years.
Better benefits, hours/payroll for full time, no clue how the corporate decisions effected the store level, Good or bad, due to hours and no raises for the last 3 years I made less money