Lakeshore Learning Materials
3.0 of 5 56 reviews Carson, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Only for people that work hard

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Carson, CA (US)

I worked at Lakeshore Learning Materials full-time for more than 5 years

ProsPolitically savvy people can get ahead, hard working people can have longevity within the company, profit sharing is really nice, daycare on site at a discount..

ConsLots of politics, people are promoted that are lacking adequate qualifications, change in management direction can be frequent and vague.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Clueless management. Little room for growth

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Lakeshore Learning Materials

Pros: Good, honest, hardworking people throughout the organization that are great… Cons: Management are utterly clueless about the industry and how to approach it, particularly in the outside sales… Advice to Senior Management: Scrap the top level management , and start over with… More

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Great products, good people, but there's definitely a strong element of micromanagement

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Carson, CA (US)

I have been working at Lakeshore Learning Materials full-time

Pros: You can feel good about the products (educational toys for children, materials for teachers) Most of your co-workers are… Cons: Micromanagement, undercurrent of employee distrust, inconsistent accountability esp among managers, expectation that you'll… Advice to Senior Management: Hold managers and employees to the same standard, trust employees more - sharing the WiFi password would be a good start, upgrade IT systems, do… More

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