Banana Republic

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Great College Job

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  • Culture & Values
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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lincoln, NE
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lincoln, NE

I worked at Banana Republic full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Wonderful discount and working with great people, especially the leadership team. Easy product to sell because it is well made and fashionable.

Cons

Same as any other retail job: inconsistent hours, low pay, and working on or around holidays. No commission for clothes sales, sadly, but small amount for credit cards sold.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

None, an enjoyment to work with.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

918 Other Employee Reviews for Banana Republic (View Most Recent)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    too much pressure on selling the store credit card!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time

    Pros

    easy tasks, most customers are nice, co workers are nice as well

    Cons

    Managers expect you to open new credit cards every day even though most people do not want to. Managers pressure the employees too much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote internally. The people that have been working there longer know the business better than people that are being hired for management from stores like target and sears.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Options but mostly pigeon-holed.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Banana Republic part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Employee discount is nice and preview of all sales before the occur.
    Clientele is a step above most which makes it more pleasant to help them.
    Flexible hours due to a larger number of employees

    Cons

    High pressure environment, often not recognized for out of the box thinking or extra effort.
    Very high turnover on employees
    Scheduling can often be last minute and lack of a more defined work schedule 2-3 weeks out makes planning outside of work more difficult.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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