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AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS INC. is built on more than 38 years of customer focus, dedication and innovation. The company was founded with one store, in Novi, Michigan, in 1977. Today, we have more than 1,000 stores and 40,000 associates worldwide. With corporate offices across ...

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    Working as a BA at this store has provided me the opportunity for direct customer interaction, enabling my development of strong interpersonal and sales skills that I will take with me to other opportunities. I've gained a deep understanding of the company's products or services, and have the potential to earn additional income. Management often offers flexible hours, making it accessible for various schedules, It is a dynamic and engaging work environment.


    Working as a BA comes with some drawbacks, including potential challenges like limited advancement opportunities, lower starting salaries compared to other roles, and occasionally dealing with difficult customers. Additionally, this work can sometimes be physically demanding, requiring standing for extended periods or handling heavy merchandise. This comes with every retail role, though.

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    Applied online44%
    In Person43%
    Employee Referral6%

    1. Sales Associate Interview

      Anonymous Employee in South Jordan, UT
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      The interview process was fairly straightforward and covered the basics you would expect going into a sales associate position. It focused on interpersonal skills and how you would handle conflicts, etc., nothing too tricky.

      How you would handle a conflict with a coworker or a customer.

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    What are perks and other benefits like at American Eagle Outfitters?

    ...Downside working here were the 4 hour shifts and no benefits and lack of communication and pay was horrible...

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    Overall, 61% of employees would recommend working at American Eagle Outfitters to a friend. This is based on 8,672 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

    75% of job seekers rate their interview experience at American Eagle Outfitters as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at American Eagle Outfitters.

    49% of employees think that American Eagle Outfitters has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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    American Eagle Outfitters Locations

    • New York, NY
    • Pittsburgh, PA
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