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Super Fun Work Place!
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  West Edmonton3 May 2012
If your a full time student looking to have a job that will bend around your school hours and exam times than look no further! Build a Bear is a great place to work with all of the happy and friendly co-workers! I mean that everyone that works there is friends! So if your looking for a great part time job and love children and have lots of energy than look no further this is the place for you!

A typical day at work is : min 3.5hours all the way up to 8 hours depending and the amount of energy that you show on floor. YOu switch stations a lot so that no one gets boatd and everyone interacts with the guests to develop a picuture in their minds of the store to make them want to come back. You usually get your brake at the 3 hour mark so that your do not burn out by going on a brake to early.

The Best part of the job: The people that not only work there but the guests and the children !

The hardest part of the job: doing at 80 kids party and having the daycare staff not telling us! But don't worry we can still handled it
Pros
great staff
Cons
not enough hours
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Seasonal Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Canada25 January 2018
Did not provide me with the work place support needed and i felt as though i was never trained properly. very messy organization and the people who worked there did not like their jobs and it showed
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Happiest place on Earth!
Sales Clerk (Former Employee) –  Greater Sudbury, ON20 June 2017
Wonderful place to work! Interacting with the kids that come in is always a joy, and the best part of the job is getting to see how happy you make them while they're building their bear! Company is excellent when it comes to motivating employees, and the environment is very welcoming!
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