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Amazing place to work and grow, but it takes some getting used to

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Intern in Springfield, PA
Current Intern - Intern in Springfield, PA

I have been working at Gap International as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Safe working environment Great place to develop your leadership and learn a lot of skills.

Cons

Difficult to balance your work and your personal life. They become blended. Can work over time without getting compensated. Always busy.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work, learn, and grow yourself as a leader

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Consultant, Product Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Consultant, Product Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Gap International full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Coworkers are fully committed to you as a person, your career and challenges, and your leadership development

    Cons

    no work-life balance hidden behind the "How committed are you?" disguese


  2. Helpful (2)

    Interesting company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Springfield, PA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Springfield, PA

    I have been working at Gap International full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Gap International engenders a fantastic working atmosphere. There is also ample opportunity to create/carve out your own path. If you have an idea for something or there is a path you want to take, make your case, and management will listen. Oftentimes, they also let you do it. It's not a closed off place. There is a lot of opportunity to travel and meet with clients. There is easy access to senior executives. And they will encourage you to take on challenges. This is not a place where you will get berated for making mistakes. Growth is always encouraged. It's also a company that is growing rapidly and whose business model and products are taking some serious ground.

    Cons

    it is a unique business model and the consulting skills you acquire here aren't necessarily transferable. The matrixed nature of the organization spreads some people too thin in terms of handling all job accountabilities. There is an emphasis on business development that is not for everyone. Management is stuck in their ways about certain benefits (i.e., vacation time) and the amount of time they require from you outside of regular business hours for training and development. However, I will say that there is a ton of thought put behind each and every decision they make. It is not like they're out there throwing darts blindfolded. The company does truly care about it's decisions.

    Advice to Management

    You're building a great company. However, be a bit more open-minded about changing certain things when employees bring concerns up or you read them on a website like this.


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