The Gap Reviews

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3.3
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  1. A friendly environment and a classic brand.

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

    I worked at The Gap part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people to work with. Very accommodating and flexible with scheduling. High base pay. Great employee discount across all brands. Opportunity to win point to use towards prizes and awards for outstanding performance.

    Cons

    Too much emphasis on brand credit card sales. Lots of on-call scheduling. Some clothes are priced unreasonably high. Late Holiday Season hours.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Depends on Management..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Can apply for advancement in leadership positions, really flexible with school hours, good starting company for retail industry, great benefits, multi-cultural company

    Cons

    Management can be unhelpful at times, inconsistent, unorganized
    Disconnect between corporate HQ employees and retail employees
    Can be stressful dealing with customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Visit your stores!! Try to understand what your employees have do on a daily basis-it's not all about numbers-
    Be more organized and be better communicators with your staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Great place to start a career in retail

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA

    I worked at The Gap

    Pros

    This is a great place to start and get a basic training for a retail career.

    Cons

    Retail hours are always long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management was strong and there was good opportunity yo grow.

    Recommends

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