American Apparel Reviews

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American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider
Paula Schneider
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    Great company with solid benefits.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Apparel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Discounts, cool hires, understanding managers.

    Cons

    The occasional clueless, young employee that doesn't last very long.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!

American Apparel Interviews

Updated Apr 1, 2015

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    Sales Associate Interview

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    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at American Apparel.

    Interview

    I called the store asking if they were hiring and they gave me a time to go in for the interview. I tried to wear all over American Apparel, except for my shoes (I wore my Vans). The questions were super basic and the person interviewing me seemed uninterested.
    I got a call a few days later asking about availability but I was no longer interested in working there since I found out I have to wear American Apparel everything (meaning shoes and glasses too)....

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Additional Info

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Website www.americanapparel.net
Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (APP)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

American Apparel wants you to be hip and comfortable inside and out. It designs and makes logo-free T-shirts, tank tops, yoga pants, and more for men, women, and children -- and does it all from its California factory, rather than exporting labor overseas. Brands include Classic Girl, Standard American, Classic Baby, and Sustainable Edition, among others. American Apparel runs some 270 retail stores in 20 countries. Known for its no-sweat factory and the fair treatment of its workers (including up to $19-an-hour for manufacturers), American Apparel was teetering on the... More

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