Urban Outfitters

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Great Company

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Urban Outfitters

Pros

Urban Outfitters overall is a great company to work for.

Cons

The compensation needs to be improved. Very difficult to balance full time and low pay in an expensive city.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Development of staff needs to be improved. Some do not get the guidance they need to move up and be a better asset.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

578 Other Employee Reviews for Urban Outfitters (View Most Recent)

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    Friendly, fun, super rad place to work.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Columbus, OH

    I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -The clothes, obviously.
    -Discount is pretty legit: 40% off clothes/accessories, 25% off home
    -Employee Appreciation!: Window where you get 40% off everything, including SALE!
    -Managers and co-workers are the bomb dot com. Really chill and quirky atmosphere.
    -College nights were really fun: 30% off sale for showing a college id. Often had fun games, free food, and live tunes those nights.

    Cons

    -Usual retail woes: cut back on hours when the store isn't doing as well.
    -Lots of on-calls (you call 2-hours before your supposed shift to see if they need you).
    -I didn't typically get enough hours to live on consistently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep that positive, creative attitude. :) Just work on the hours I guess.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Loved working here

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Trenton, SC
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Trenton, SC

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    No dress code, freedom to be creative, Supervisors are absolutely wonderful. Always a chance to change your role/department. Awesome prizes for customer compliments. Goals easily attainable if you want. If you are a drama free person and just want to come to work, do your job and go home....This is the perfect job....bonus: you can show off your tattoos, have un-natural colored hair, self expression is welcomed unlike ANY other call center I've worked in.

    Cons

    Of course there's favoritism, Seems like some supervisors got their position by being likable rather than actually being a good fit for the job, You have to know going in that the manager doesn't play games, he's a straight forward guy and completely awesome. Don't be stupid and get caught in work place drama/politics and follow the few rules set forth. Some customers are not so friendly but then you can have that one wonderful customer that makes you realize why you come to work every day. It's a Customer Service job....remember that!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up, There are plenty of satisfied current and former employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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