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Long time employees are being laid off

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Kansas City, MO (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO (US)

I worked at Hallmark full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Decent pay, good working conditions while you're still employed.

Cons

Industry is shrinking, company is shrinking... thousands of layoffs in the past few years and many many more layoffs to come.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Cut bait while you can... all at once. Close Enfield and the manufacturing plants left in the U.S. and get it over with. Hallmark will only ever be a shell of its former self.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work part-time

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    Former Employee - Key Holder  in  Columbus, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Key Holder in Columbus, OH (US)

    I worked at Hallmark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Training is great, merchandising is a snap, and customer service is number one.

    Cons

    Holiday hours are terrible, you won't enjoy the season because you are always working.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Hallmark has very dedicated employees, but they have been managing the business the same way far too long.

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at Hallmark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hallmark has some wonderful people to work with. There is a decent level of job security, but that has started to get a little shakey. Good opportunites for advancement after a few years on the job.

    Cons

    Old guard had not been creative in improving how to better manage their day to day business. It has become a much more stressful place to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You cannot move forward in a positive direction unless you are willing to let go of old tools and processes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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