Urban Outfitters

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Urban Outfitters Reviews

Updated December 22, 2014
Updated December 22, 2014
605 Reviews
3.2
605 Reviews
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Urban Outfitters Chairman, President, and CEO Richard A. Hayne
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190 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people, great discount, no dress code, super chill working enviornment (in 59 reviews)

  • Great discount amazing co-workers and a very chill and open environment (in 60 reviews)


Cons
  • Closing shifts are a nightmare, especially on weekends, hard to have a work/life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • long hours when closing (was working 'til 2-3am at least once a week) (in 36 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    It was a great experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters

    Pros

    Lifestyle and schedules are easy

    Cons

    stressful sometimes needs more supervisors and managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Taught me so much about tapping into my creative side and led me towards starting my own business.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great vibes, cool people, freedom to be creative,awesome discount, artistic environment

    Cons

    Long hours, can be like high school- one day you're in, next day you're out lol

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pick the right person for the job not the coolest

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Part-time sale associate

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    Current Employee - Sale Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sale Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great for part-time work. Upward mobility available in retail workspace.

    Cons

    Not a lot of guidance in terms of upward mobility--have to push and openly engage with upper management in order to start conversation.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    I love working for Urban

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere of the store is so chill and relaxed. The management is amazing. The associates are great.

    Cons

    the lack of hours can be annoying when there's bills I need to pay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    I was the display artist for the belfast store. Responsible for the creative look and merchandising of the store.

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    Former Employee - Display Artist in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Former Employee - Display Artist in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A creative possession with job satisfaction

    Cons

    Long and heavy work load

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    It was pretty nice.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters

    Pros

    benefits, hours, pay, management, atmosphere

    Cons

    time-off, training, advancement, co-workers, schedule

  8.  

    Wonderful experience and environment :)

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and management
    Decent pay
    Great products and environment
    Phenomenal discount <3

    Cons

    Loss prevention information you have to know at all times
    Management switches
    Long closing shifts

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Anthropologie- Great product and coworkers, terrible work/life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    - Great product
    - Coworkers are all very like minded
    - Internal Growth

    Cons

    - Work/Life balance is almost non existent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Meh

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    it's pretty cool if you're a hipster or whatever. It's a very nice store with great clothes.

    Cons

    None to speak of really.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    It was great loved my co workers and people.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Discount and coworkers and the whole vibe at the store. You could wear whatever you wanted

    Cons

    bad pay, and the customers can be really annoying. You get tired of them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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