Abercrombie & Fitch

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Great place to spend your first two years out of college

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Former Employee - Associate Merchant in New Albany, OH
Former Employee - Associate Merchant in New Albany, OH

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time

Pros

- Great exposure to cross functional teams
- Good opportunity to work at a large cap company and have real responsibility very young
- Opportunities for management very early in career
- Fun, creative, aspirational corporate culture

Cons

- Very little training given to managers so you're likely to have at least one really bad manager while you're there
- Hours not so great, usually 12 hour days
- Responsibility and promotions usually given to who the higher up's like the most, or feel is the best fit for the company (i.e. wears all current A&F clothing, is tall, slim, and blond, and never plans to leave Ohio) rather than who is most qualified. Beware of this!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

See above.

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

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    Abercrombie does not care about there employees as much as you would think.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    You are just a number that is replaceable within a system with an extremely high turnover rate. Within 3-6 months time a model associate can have 3-4 different store managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Being able to work with people your age is fun.

    Cons

    Terrible pay - bottom of the barrel but yet they require you to have a Bachelors degree. They give no employee discounts except once a season for the exact outfit they want you to wear.
    Unethical - Hiring totally based on looks. If you see someone attractive you can offer them a job right then and there. But if they're not up to "company standard" you cannot hire them. It's awful.
    Work/Life Balance - They don't care about what's going on outside of work. Retail hours are hard enough but they'll have one manager closing every night and then the other opening. It's completely unfair and vacation is non-existent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're screwed and now your sales are reflecting it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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