The Gap

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Great Company, Horrible Store Management

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL

I worked at The Gap part-time (more than an year)

Pros

Gap was a really great company from the outside and had strong ties with their community and good incentives working for them. Also, the discount was dangerous because it was so good.

Cons

Store management was horrible. Manager had favorites and it showed because those were the people advancing. One mistake and it jeopardized everything and was unforgivable. Little to no hours, especially if you were going to school or had other priorities in life. Managers openly talked about sales associates to other workers and gossip and trash talk was rampant. Once they caught wind that I was leaving, the schedule was changed and I wasn't notified until a co-worker told me after the fact that I was due in. It was too late, I was already terminated. Very shady business practices. Very few good managers. The good ones are switched around to different stores.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Upper management needs to be more involved with store management and know the practices are not ideal and very unfair.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great for a college job

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at The Gap part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, prepares you for future jobs, managers are friendly and the benefits are great

    Cons

    To move up in the company, you'll have to really push for info.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    sales associate

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL

    I worked at The Gap part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Fantastic management team and co workers.

    Cons

    Couldn't find any flaws .Best job I had.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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