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A great company to learn from and grow with

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Denver, CO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at American Eagle Outfitters full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

relaxed work environment, great opportunity to learn business management skills

Cons

retail hours, nights weekends, holidays

Other Employee Reviews for American Eagle Outfitters

  1. Executive Assistant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome company to work for-- a lot of work hard, play hard people. Very creative atmosphere.

    Cons

    Little bit of trial and error; some tough senior management personalities.

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps a bit more direction given to employees upon starting.


  2. First Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very nice employee discounts. 40% is the original discount, but sometimes new selected items can be 60% off in the start of a new season. In the beginning of the holiday season there is a very nice clothes selection you could chose to 'equip' yourself with, for example this year I got a chambray shirt for 10 dollars and jeans around 15-17 dollars each. The AE team was also very nice and are patient with new employees.

    Cons

    The scheduling system was old-fashioned book keeping. Although it was my first job, I have a few friends who have computerized scheduling at their jobs, which seem to make things ten times easier. It was a hassle sometimes to call-in and have the managers either tell you the wrong time or forget to mention a schedule was actually a call-in. Also it's hard to get time off since you have to do it two weeks in advanced - it's your fault if you can't make a work day, and your job in finding a replacement for your time slot ,can be inconvenient at times.

    Advice to Management

    Just do what they say.


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