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Guitar Center

Headquarters:Westlake Village, CA(USA)10,000+ Employees
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Employee Reviews
(Winged ratings measure job satisfaction on scale of 1 to 5)
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"The company's compensation trends approximately 10-20% lower than the market average, and that is before you consider the pay gap. They are trying to work on diversity and inclusion, but those are not strong points of Guitar Center at the moment."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Guitar Center can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Position or Department
Communications Administrator, Human Resources
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
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5
"There was some flexibility in the start/end time, but no flexibility as far as where work is completed. Remote positions are generally non-existent. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Is paid parental leave offered, and if so, how much?
"Yes"
12 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend Guitar Center to other women?
"No"
How supportive is your manager?
1
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5
"My immediate manager was the best I have every had in 18 years of working! She got to know what my passions were outside of work and found ways to incorporate those skills into my role. I wish I could say the same for upper management."

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"Proud to be working toward Guitar Center's commitment to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism, cultural diversity, and empowering women to strive to their fullest potential in the communities where we live and do business"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Guitar Center can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
VP Human Resources & Diversity, Retail
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
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5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Guitar Center to other women?
"Yes"

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"There is not much opportunity for growth."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
Digital Marketing
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Guitar Center to other women?
"No"

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