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Aéropostale Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.1 472 reviews

84% Approve of the CEO

Aéropostale CEO Thomas P. Johnson

Thomas P. Johnson

(186 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Aero is pretty good to their employees, and great discount (in 36 reviews)

  • The only thing good about working here is the employee discount (in 34 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper Management did not provide a work life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • Not enough staff help because they hire little kids and pay them minimum wage (in 21 reviews)

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    A lot of fun and employees are like one big family.

    Sales Associate/Cashier (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsFlexible hours, good pay, friendly co-workers, understanding management that down treat you like you're beneath them.

    ConsThere's nothing really bad that I could say about Aero. I love my job and there's nothing negative to say about it.

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

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    Loved my job.

    Store Manager Specialist (Former Employee) Wausau, WI

    ProsGreat pay, fun company, great bosses, great product, learning environment, room for advancement

    ConsHiring goals are tough during holiday, only because you pretty much only need then for black Friday

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to keep SMs from leaving I left twice to see if the grass was greener at a different retailer....there's nothing like culture.

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

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    great working culture

    Design Intern (Former Employee) New York, NY

    Prosthere was opportunity for personal and professional growth

    Consnot enough space for samples etc

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I was able to gain customer service experience.

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Orlando, FL

    ProsYou can work your way up in this company! They reward hard work and teach you a multitude of skills: retail knowledge, statistics, goal setting, and customer service skills.

    ConsIt's really easy to feel burnt out from long days of being on your feet, talking to customers, and then closing. Closing is not fun because you have to fold a ton of clothes and prepare the store for the next day.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing! I learned a lot from this job!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Intro to Retail

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe people are great and they offer great benefits. When you start you get both vacation time and 10 personal days a year. During holiday and peak times you can expect to work over 40 hours, but other than that you work an average of 40 hours a week.

    They also offer rewards/programs to managers who work hard throughout the year. For assistants you have an opportunity to attend a special function with the CEO and upper management if you are selected as an outstanding manager. Upper management is very inspiring and committed to developing their teams.

    ConsOften times the expectation of store visual standards is unattainable without overspending on payroll. With units moving as fast as they do and with limited payroll, it's hard to maintain the standard they expect.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGrowth opportunities, unique culture, strong values

    ConsBenefits for full-time are good but lacking for part-time

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

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    Great Experience Fun People

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Atlanta, GA

    ProsOur manager got to know us. He understood what our goals of our job were. He gave us hours based off how hard we worked. Funny and easy to get along with coworkers.

    ConsOnly complaint is that they don't increase salaries often nor do they promote often.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company with good values

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosfocused on personal development and great community support

    Consretail hours, work most holidays

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Love working here, it gets crazy at times but everyone I work with are awesome people and the managers are inspiring

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Sawgrass, FL

    ProsManagers pay attention to you
    Always get compliments
    Praise you for doing a good job
    Company cares about you
    Good worker = great hours

    ConsSome co-worker don't care about there job (mostly teens)

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep telling workers how good they are doing, it helps them realize they are doing a good job and keeps them motivated to do better.

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

     

    Fantastic

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros-Felt like working with friends
    -Fun environment and atmosphere
    -Easy enough work

    Cons-The customers
    -Sometimes having to come in at 3AM for floorset.

    Advice to Senior Management-None

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