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American Greetings

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This is one AWESOME company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Brooklyn, OH (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Brooklyn, OH (US)

I have been working at American Greetings full-time (less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great (and Knowledgeable) Staff, Can wear Jeans, Open Source Code & Collaboration, Great Benefits, Starbucks, Break room (includes games & free soda), Need I say More?

Cons

Lack of Remote Working (not big on work from home), besides that...there are no downsides to this incredible company from the view I have of it!

Advice to Management

None! I'd love to see some more workspace flexibillity, but that is it! Everything else about this company is far beyond amazing.

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  1. Totally use and abuse merchandisers, the backbone of the company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PT Merchandiser
    Current Employee - PT Merchandiser

    I have been working at American Greetings part-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    pick your own hours, kind of.

    Cons

    No money, no advancement, no benefits

    Advice to Management

    You are so lucky you can hire people who don't really need jobs.

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    Line Design Intern

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Line Design in Cleveland, OH (US)
    Former Intern - Line Design in Cleveland, OH (US)

    I worked at American Greetings as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Interns are exposed to the wonderful world of greeting cards, including the process from creation to retail placement, and the joys of waiting some 1 to 2 years for it to show up in a store.

    Cons

    It's a family owned/family run business. Unless your last name is Weiss, you can forget taking over one day. Your working days are filled with long, and often unnecessary meetings. They like to meet to meet. They're Hallmark's competitor, so there's also a bit of "we're number 2" attitude; they're content where they are in the eyes of the consumer but that may be because it's next to impossible to outshine Hallmark.

    Advice to Management

    Spend time getting to know the interns.

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