Urban Outfitters

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Good People, Poor Management

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Natick, MA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Natick, MA

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

Pros

Great atmosphere and music
Great sales associate
Great discount

Cons

Lots of micromanagment with highly volatile managers
Late closing times
Black friday
Poor reward system for continued service

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reward the loyal, they are probably there because they want to contribute more to the brand. Not just sell t-shirts

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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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
  2.  

    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
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