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Abercrombie & Fitch Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
2,092 Reviews

2.8
2,092 Reviews
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Abercrombie & Fitch Chairman and CEO Mike Jeffries
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Working with really good looking people - cons is that they are not smart (in 44 reviews)

  • you got to work with people your own age and the managers were pretty laid back (in 108 reviews)


Cons
  • The lucky ones would get 8 hours a week getting paid minimum wage (in 232 reviews)

  • Poor work life balance, poor support from upper management depending on the district/region you're in (in 69 reviews)

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  1.  

    I honestly LOVE this job!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Model  in  Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Model in Fort Worth, TX

    Pros

    I am constantly talking with my District Manager and Store Management Team about promoting and becoming an Intern at Home Office and they all respond well and are trying their best to get me the position.

    Cons

    The biggest con is other associates. There are tons of people that work there that don't care about their job and I hate that. Plus management does nothing about these under performing associates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Being more selective as to who you hire and also make it easier to promote up the chain.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Challenging Workplace, not for the Meek

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    During my tenure, I was constantly challenged. I was given new opportunities, and was promoted regularly.
    - 40% Discount at A&F 30% Hollister
    - Great health care benefits
    - Beautiful campus
    - Wear A&F clothes (shorts, polos, flip flops) to work

    Cons

    Long term stress. It seems to never let up. WOrk life balance became difficult at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider long term plans for support when implementing new systems/software.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Fun environment to work in and also the social aspect of the job is pretty great

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate (Model)  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate (Model) in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    Pros

    Flexibility, especially if you're a student and need a part time job.

    Cons

    Hours can sometimes be sparse

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Joyful working environment! Workplace is good and the team members.. A lot of fun!

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    Current Employee - Impact  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Impact in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    + Fun people to work with
    + Feeling to be part of the team
    + Flexible schedule
    + Nice/Cool managers (good to communicate with)
    + Partial reduction on items

    Cons

    Till so far no Cons!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice till so far, everything seems to be arranged well

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Hard work, but fun

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Impact Team Member  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Impact Team Member in Boston, MA

    Pros

    Very laid back atmosphere. Nice, cool people.

    Cons

    they are not necessarily the smartest people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    even though it seems organised, it is not, store managers need to take more control of the people and especially the stock room organisation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    fast paced environment, great training program, advancement opportunities are endless especially for international expansion

    Cons

    retail hours can be challenging and time off during holiday seasons can be hard. Other than that I can't complain

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    AMAZING

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Model  in  Naples, FL
    Current Employee - Model in Naples, FL

    Pros

    Loved my coworkers and managers !

    Cons

    minimum wage , stereotypes, sandals all season ..... can't wear toms like hollister

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    new MIT

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    Current Employee - Manager In Training (MIT)
    Current Employee - Manager In Training (MIT)

    Pros

    you get to wear flip flops to work, a big part of your job is based on wearing cute outfits, the music is alway bumping, the vibe is cool

    Cons

    structured breaks and shifts, you need to know military time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you rock

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Love It

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - LAN Support Technician  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - LAN Support Technician in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Wear casual cloths and flip flops to work

    Cons

    Needs More opportunities to advance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunities to advance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    better take that job bro~

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Impact  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Impact in Seoul (South Korea)

    Pros

    Very comfortable atmosphere! Enjoying my time at A&F very much!
    Its very easy to get along with other associates, and the associates are all very nice looking

    Cons

    the store is very dark and there's no windows that it feels like you're living in a cave.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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