American Eagle Outfitters

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Just another retail job

Sales Associate (Current Employee) Shreveport, LA

Pros-friendly managers/co-workers
-fun atmosphere
-not commission-based
-if you do your job well, you get good amount of hours
-opportunity to interact with all sorts of people
-great discount (40%)
-great learning opportunity for retail
-you get recognized for doing a good job

Cons- min wage
- pressure to get credit cards
- pressure to meet store goals even though you don't have too much power over how much people buy
- high expectations of your ability to sell merchandise
- a lot of work for low pay

Advice to Senior Managementstop focusing so much on credit cards

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Hard to beat cheap clothes!

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Moline, IL

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: The discounts on the clothes were the biggest pro for me, you would occasionally even get seasonal deals where you could snag an entire outfit… Cons: The only cons that I encountered were occasionally receiving little to no hours on the scheduling… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great environment for students to gain lifetime skills.

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Lansing, MI

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: One of the most fun places to work, while also gaining… Cons: Pays like a typical retail job, but great discounts Advice to Senior Management: None, I had a great experience there. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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