Abercrombie & Fitch Reviews

Updated April 25, 2015
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Pros
  • Working with generally cool good looking people is a perk (in 49 reviews)

  • The store is small so it's easy to manage so it's a very laid back job (in 121 reviews)

Cons
  • Part time workers get minimum wage (i've never heard of any models getting a raise) (in 250 reviews)

  • Work-life balance varies based on how much time you are willing to make for personal activities (in 78 reviews)

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  1. Ever-changing

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    Current Employee - Full-Time Stock in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Full-Time Stock in New York, NY

    I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    New clothes are awesome, discount is great, benefits are more than enough, meeting really great people.

    Cons

    Pay is awful, criticized and critiqued too much for too many in-store issues, low standards of part-time employment

  2. Design Intern

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    Former Employee - Design Intern in New Albany, OH
    Former Employee - Design Intern in New Albany, OH

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great hands on learning experience for students trying to gain skills in the industry.

    Cons

    Hours can be long at times, however interns are compensated with extra overtime pay.

  3. Assistant manager

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time

    Pros

    Pretty cool people. Great benefits

    Cons

    Lots of work for not so great pay.

    Advice to Management

    The company is changing a lot, but they should set more realistic expectations of management

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  5. Floor model

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    Former Employee - Floor Model in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Floor Model in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great company.. Fun to work for. Good people. Nice clothes

    Cons

    Nothing really.. Except short shifts.. Have to wear everything A&F

  6. Male Model

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fun crowd around all the time, good environment to work in as well as cool people to work with.

    Cons

    Bad training, took me awhile to learn how to do my job.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a training program.

  7. Assistant Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Destin, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Destin, FL

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    -Decent resume experience for recent grad
    -Decent pay
    -Good benefits if you elect to use them
    - Lots of young employees

    Cons

    -company policies and demands are too high for the pay
    -rarely are you given enough staff to complete updates/floor-sets in the right amount of time
    -really rude/inappropriate attitude towards potential employees if they do not have the "right" look

    Advice to Management

    Just sell clothes, don't try to sell an outdated/exclusionary version of cool

  8. Great working environment

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate (Model) in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Sales Associate (Model) in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get discounts on the clothes. My managers were very friendly, as well as my co-workers.

    Cons

    The pay is only minimum wage.

    Advice to Management

    To keep up the good work and keep the working fun and friendly.

  9. I enjoyed the people very much but upper management and the bureaucracy that went with it was exhausting

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    Former Employee - Assistant Analyst in New Albany, OH
    Former Employee - Assistant Analyst in New Albany, OH

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I came in with a training class of 11, all of whom became good friends of mine. The social aspect of working at A&F was a real draw...

    Cons

    Working for a dying brand was difficult, hard to believe in the product, inspiration from any team seemed feigned

  10. Not a bad first time job.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Awesome people! And not bad discount. 30% full price items.

    Cons

    If you don't like retail jobs you won't like it.

  11. Overnight Associate

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time

    Pros

    Interview is easy, wear light makeup if a girl. Guys have to make sure they have no facial hair (beards, and mustaches).

    Cons

    They're clothes are expensive, but you can wear other clothes as long as there are no logos and it fits with the style that's in.

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