Gap Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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Pros
  • Work/life balance is better than most retail companies (in 90 reviews)

  • The employee discount is pretty good too (in 179 reviews)

Cons
  • The HQ employees can maintain a strong work life balance whereas store/field employees struggle more with (in 45 reviews)

  • Constant need to badger about credit cards (in 102 reviews)

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2,259 Employee Reviews

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  1. Awesome

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Global Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY

    I have been working at Gap

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everything is a pro here, the people, the work load, the building, the view and the creativity.

    Cons

    I cannot really say there is a con here. Maybe that I wish I knew more people in my department.


  2. Great Brand to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gap

    Pros

    Depends on the location and current team, but my experience with The Gap was great.

    Cons

    none that I can think of. I am glad they are increasing the minimum wage for part-time employees.


  3. My favorite job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Gap

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work. I love it a lot. I see myself here for a long time. I wouldn't change anything.

    Cons

    Nothing.I really don't have anything bad or negative to say about this job. Nothing at all. Nothing. No cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. This is the best management team I have ever worked with. Keep growing and learning.


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  5. Great to start

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Allen, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Allen, TX

    I worked at Gap (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great way to start off as your first job. Learned a lot about sales and effectively communicating about products.

    Cons

    Pay and long hours were sometimes not worth it.


  6. Human Resources

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Talent Attraction Manager in San Leandro, CA
    Former Employee - Talent Attraction Manager in San Leandro, CA

    I worked at Gap (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    People matter. Although there are a lot of changes, people were respected and cared for.

    Cons

    Brand identity was compromised with strategy and people changes.


  7. Customer Associate

    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at Gap (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very home like feeling , welcoming..

    Cons

    Not any con's wonderful job


  8. Great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY

    I worked at Gap

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They have a very family friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    need to have a bit more flexibilty

    Advice to Management

    be a little more flexible


  9. Supervisor

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Elizabeth, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Elizabeth, NJ

    I have been working at Gap full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very amazing place to work and great play

    Cons

    there are no cons because its a great place to work.


  10. Store Leader

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Gap

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Culture, Customer focused, inclusive environment

    Cons

    Can not think of any


  11. Merchandisor

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser/Operations Specialist in Gulfport, MS
    Former Employee - Merchandiser/Operations Specialist in Gulfport, MS

    I worked at Gap (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I worked under management that allowed me to work indepently, yet guided with the necessary information to get the job done. Great employee discounts throughout all Gap Inc. companies.

    Cons

    The health insurance was ok. I had a really high deductible.



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