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Party City

Finance Intern

June - August 2018 • Rockaway Township, NJ

What I liked

Party City has a very welcoming and fun environment. The employees are always willing to help when the interns were in need. I learned a lot about real world business practices and was able to acquire skills in Microsoft Excel that I would not otherwise have.

What I wish was different

Nothing, I enjoyed my time.

Advice

Choose a job in an environment that you find comfortable in.
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Sales associate

January 2014 • Melville, NY

What I liked

The flexibility about the hour.

What I wish was different

Wish the company could have given me more hours.

Advice

Retail is a world full of possibilities that enhances you’re person to person experience.
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Sales Associate

September 2017 • Plymouth, MN

What I liked

My coworkers and I had a good relationship, the job was fast paced, I got to deal with customers and party planning, and making balloon bouquets.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have gotten more hours

Advice

To always communicate with the customers about their orders and know the products well.
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Merchandise specialist

April 2016 • North Miami Beach, FL

What I liked

Interacting with customers

What I wish was different

Training

Advice

Stay flexible
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Merchandise Specialist

May 2017 • Corvallis, OR

What I liked

Fun work environment, use of problem solving skills, and opportunities for advancement

What I wish was different

Logistical planning definitely falls short, generally high stress.

Advice

Apply yourself and you will succeed.
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Sales Associate

August 2014 • Eagan, MN

What I liked

Great management and coworkers, great environment, fun job

What I wish was different

The people above the manager (who didn't work in store) could have cared a little bit more

Advice

Great job if you need one
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Keyholder

August 2015 • Schenectady, NY

What I liked

I loved being able to help families find the perfect party for their kids.

What I wish was different

I wish I got paid more. I was in a management position and only made .60 cents more than regular associates. It made me feel like I wasn't valued very much.

Advice

Always go out of your way to help someone. You both will end up getting something out of it.
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Sales Associate

May 2018 • Plymouth, MN

What I liked

Being able to do some productive over the summer

What I wish was different

Nothing. It was good experience

Advice

Be prepared to handle customers of all types. There are some that are understanding, however, there are others that can be a bit on the rude side. Make sure you have good patience before entering this job.
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Cashier

May 2017 - September 2018 • Las Vegas, NV

What I liked

I like the coworkers and the atmosphere.

What I wish was different

The management. Changed about once a month.

Advice

You need to be able to adapt quickly.
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Sales associate

June - August 2018 • Roseville, MI

What I liked

Making balloon orders.

What I wish was different

Customer service.

Advice

N/A
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