The Gap

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Large, complex technology shop

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Solutions Architect in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Solutions Architect in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at The Gap full-time

Pros

Ability to work with lots of cool technology on some huge scale, international projects.

Cons

Too many consultants in every part of the tech organization.
Too many manager roles involved in agile projects; they're not agile projects anymore!
Some parts of the organization are resistant to change.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve the employee to consultant mix by rewarding employees through more competitive salaries and perks; you've fallen way behind the Bay Area tech companies.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1766 Other Employee Reviews for The Gap (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Great place to learn how to run a store.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Honolulu, HI

    I worked at The Gap full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Operationally got their systems down.

    Cons

    Prepackaged sizing hurt geographical demographic in fashion styles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please Continue management training programs.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company to gain store-level experience with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Saint Paul, MN

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

    Pros

    Worked here for 2.5 years in college. Progressed into a Visual Lead on the sales team, which was my goal coming into it. Great values as far as diversity and giving back to the community. Management was pretty good, flexible.

    Cons

    Performance was strongly based on ability to open Gap Cards, which for some people is a big con.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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