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American Eagle Outfitters

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Great work place
Cares about employees
Great benefits
Great co-workers

Cons

Lack of hours per week

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    Very unhappy

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    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great employee discount- 40% usually and 50% off new season merchandise. Can shop at any American Eagle with the discount.
    Part time schedule is good for students. I was working there and taking classes.

    Cons

    This pertains to the location in Herald Square:

    They use to cut a lot of hours. Sometimes when you arrive they would send you back because they were "over hours."
    Expect to stay much later than the night shift
    Constantly harassed about opening credit cards and reward cards but that's usually all retail jobs.
    Need to ask permission to use the bathroom because only the managers had keys
    High turn over rate, pay is low.
    Some people enjoy it, you really need to enjoy working in retail. If you don't you will be miserable

    Advice to Management

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  2. sales associate, BC

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - fairly flexible hours
    - nice staff, easy to make new friends with other workers
    - decent discounts

    Cons

    - No priority given to staff which has been there a long time, company does not value long term employees at all.
    - Hours remain completely inconsistent, sometimes 4 hrs, sometimes 20, usually never more than 20 hrs. (dont expect more hours if you have been there longer, even if you have good sales)
    -expect high sales and customers often think you are on commission but are not. (good sales again lead to no benefits)

    Advice to Management

    Reward good sales with decent hours and raises. Give some sort of incentive to retain older staff. Does older more experience staff who know there stuff not make sense to keep around than training new people over and over again? Also please give a decent training session.

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