American Apparel

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Nice Environment but Little Room for Growth

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

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

Pros

Chill co-workers and managers (which is rare)
50% off discount for all clothing
2 seasonal clothing allowances
Little responsibility and workload except for competing with other SAs for personal Dollar per Hour sales quota

Cons

SAs and Cashiers steal sales
Little room for growth, though it is very often that a SA gets promoted to a keyholder, but job functions remain similarly mundane

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Fun for Sales Associates, Not-So-Fun for Management Team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at American Apparel

    Pros

    Really fun for sales associates, there isn't too much responsibility. Just sell well and follow cleaning tasks
    Managers usually grant you time off if needed
    Lots of room to grow within company if you are a self starter
    50% discount
    Aesthetic of the store is fun

    Cons

    Not very fun to be in a position with a lot of responsibility (Key Holder, Manager)
    Everything you do is scrutinized
    You are never doing enough of a good job, even when trying your best
    Get reprimanded for not beating your daily goal
    Lots of employee gossip
    Whoever is at the register will probably steal your sale while at the register, crediting themselves

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give some respect to the people under you, and give them a pat on the back once in a while.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Its a fun relaxed place to be around cool people, get free clothes and get paid for it.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at American Apparel

    Pros

    Allowances
    Bonuses
    Clothing giveaways
    Employee discount & benefits

    Cons

    Pay could be A LOT better in comparison
    Some stores a immature in their work ethic
    No PTO or vacation days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pretty good. Better organization but pretty good.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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