The Gap

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The Gap Reviews

Updated January 29, 2015
Updated January 29, 2015
1,840 Reviews
3.6
1,840 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule provides a good work life balance, company is very involved with the community (in 90 reviews)

  • Good pay compared to other retail companies, along with good employee discount (in 179 reviews)


Cons
  • If you are looking for work/life balance then this could be the worst place to work (in 45 reviews)

  • Constant pressure to aggravate guests with credit cards (in 102 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Houston, TX

    I have been working at The Gap

    Pros

    Fun
    Pays well
    I was only hired as seasonal, but I am hoping to continue after the holidays are ovdr

    Cons

    It is very fast paced. The management is pushy but nice. One thing, gap cards they are the bane of my existence

  2.  

    great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    people, benefits, discount, community, time off policy

    Cons

    work/life balance, connection between corporate and store, payroll limited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hours provide better service to the customer with better standards and less stress to provide a great customer experience

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great college job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Frisco, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Frisco, TX

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    Works with your school schedule, flexible, good environment

    Cons

    Low pay and occasionally long nights folding clothes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Gap

    Pros

    Great benefits, compensation is fair

    Cons

    Large corporate company and culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Sr.Financial Analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at The Gap

    Pros

    retail discounts, holiday company shutdown

    Cons

    depends on the group and your manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire professional management with qualified educational and professional background

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Gap Inc

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

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

    Pros

    Culture is a good and fun

    Cons

    Big Company so challenges around decision making

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep change coming

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Gap full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work Life Balance. Great co-workers .. ample opportunity to learn various stuff

    Cons

    Nothing on can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain and sustain the core .

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Company to Work For

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling & great employee discount

    Cons

    Crazy hours during holiday seasons

  10.  

    Gap

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tannersville, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tannersville, PA

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    Great Environment
    Room for Growth

    Cons

    Slow Pace during the week

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    The Gap

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    Fast and a lot of movement

    Cons

    retail culture is very specific

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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