Anthropologie

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Anthropologie Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
496 Reviews
3.2
496 Reviews
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David W. McCreight
139 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great discount considering you are not required to wear the clothing at work (in 84 reviews)

  • Employee Discount was great and the work environment smelled nice with all the candles (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • On- Call Shifts ** This is perhaps one of my biggest gripes with Anthropologie (in 66 reviews)

  • If you are looking for anything beyond part time work I would give it a miss (in 30 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Anthropologie is great!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I love the work environment, the company and the people! They are great at positioning you where are you are happiest - register, fitting room, selling. They are flexible with scheduling and have been a great employer.

    Cons

    The biggest con to working at Anthropologie is the pay. I was a little shocked at the hourly pay that I was offered, but there is room for growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great idea

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    Current Employee - Customer Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent niche for growth in an area where beauty and lifestyle has been set aside in favor of discounted merchandise

    Cons

    That beauty and lifestyle cones at the price of earnings .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize true talent when you see it. Remove manipulative individuals.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Everyone is very encouraging and positive.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Anthropologie

    Pros

    - great support team
    - work - life balance
    - good training
    - potential for growth within company

    Cons

    on call a few days a week

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Season Hire at Anthro

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    Former Employee - Customer Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Paid well, fast paced, great products, good employee discount

    Cons

    High amount of employees (especially over the holidays), many of the staff is young and inexperienced, had to stay late (up to four hours after closing time) to organize store.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A great deal of the women I worked with there were not very friendly-maybe they could be more strict/insightful when hiring/promoting managers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company and employees, hard room for growth

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in West Palm Beach, FL

    I worked at Anthropologie part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fun, upbeat company. Offer benefits even for part time,

    Cons

    Pay not the best. Hard to move up.

  7.  

    Love the discount!!!

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great discount if you like shopping there. 60% off a limited amount of items for you only. Your family and a friend get discount cards also. Love the sales associates. Great group of girls! Shifts are fun. Usually they switch you around every hour so you're never bored. I really enjoy working here!

    Cons

    TONS of on-call shifts!!! Which get pretty annoying right away. If you are scheduled Saturday/Sunday morning on-call shifts you are supposed to call the night before which totally gets in the way of LIFE. On a Friday and Saturday night the last thing you want to do is call to see if you have work the next day! Management unexperienced. Turnover in management and associates is high. GO-BACKS, need to be ran during the day so that closing team doesn't get stuck with them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire good managers. Set the tone at the top. Lead by example. Less on-call shifts, maybe 2 at max. Overall I think the company has great potential.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Upbeat

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    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very good discount, encouraging/friendly team

    Cons

    Doesn't pay enough, not that exciting

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respond to emails about scheduling

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Mediocre

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Aventura, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Aventura, FL

    I have been working at Anthropologie part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great clothes and the customers are not too difficult. Most of them are from out of town but they are respectful.

    Cons

    Management is not as supportive. They have their favorites and if they like you, they will put you on the schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication with employees could be better as far as what you may not like.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Good Experience

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Anthropologie

    Pros

    Fun training experience.
    It's all about working hard and being a team player.

    Cons

    The main manager did seem to want to help employees. I am not sure if you would even be a good reference for me.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't choose favorites based who you relate to most but rather on who's work ethic is the strongest.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    buyer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Anthropologie

    Pros

    great work environment, good perks

    Cons

    bad management, no training, bad work/life

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