The Gap

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Good people and a good place to get a paycheck.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at The Gap full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Very stable, great people, nice building, good benefits.

Cons

Very little movement, job advances seem to follow life advances, i.e. need a promotion? have a child or get married. Nobody is fired ever, even for gross incompetence. Working there you have no control over whether or not the khakis sell, but your bonus is based on it. Let's just say it's frustrating when you see a bunch of ugly holiday clothes and know you're going to miss bonus no matter how hard you work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Fire people sometimes. Change the bonus structure to penalize self-indulgent designers not the hard-working people everywhere else.

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    i loved working for the gap! my managers were amazing

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    great work environment. everyone at my store worked together and there was no drama

    Cons

    the customers were messy and rude.

  2.  

    Great company to gain store-level experience with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.

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