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Gap Inc. Overview

San Francisco, CA
10000+ employees
1969
Company - Public (GPS)
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea — to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands ... Read more

Mission: Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five.

If you're one ... Read more

Company Updates

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  • Gap Inc. recruiters tell all. Six of the best questions to ask in a job interview. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQtfS

    Tips From Gap Inc. Recruiters: Six Great Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

    Almost every job interview wraps up with the interviewer asking, "Do you have any questions for me?" Gap Inc. recruiters have heard them all ... and they've heard a few of them a million times. "So what's the company culture like?" "Why do you like working here?" "What's the employee discount?"

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Gap Inc. – Why Work For Us?


ACROSS OUR BRANDS AND ACROSS THE GLOBE, WE LIVE OUR VALUES.

We believe in growth and innovation.
Now that digital has reshaped the storefront, our five brands know no borders.

We believe in equal pay.
In the U.S., women earn an average of 79 cents for every dollar their male peers earn — and the pay gap is even wider for women of color. Gap Inc. was the first FORTUNE 500 company to announce that it pays women and men equally for equal work.

We believe in fair wages.
We’ve invested in our 65,000 front-line employees in the U.S. by raising our U.S. minimum hourly rate to $10/hour in 2015.

We believe in sustainability.
Gap Inc. has set ambitious goals for 2020, including a 50 percent absolute reduction of greenhouse-gas emissions globally, and diverting from landfills 80 percent of the waste generated by our U.S. facilities.

TREND SETTERS IN RETAIL AND TECH
When you join the Technology team at Gap Inc., you’re part of the engine that drives innovative retail, e-commerce and global enterprise technology for our headquarters operations and our five iconic brands.

We push boundaries. We challenge the status quo. Innovation sits at the core of everything we do. And we’re not here just to execute; we’re here to learn and grow. As individuals, we’re passionate, diverse, innovative and wickedly talented. As a team, we’re making amazing things happen in our offices, our stores and our communities.

What’s next? Help us build it.

Technology Internships: Summer Intensive
We’re an unusual IT shop, so of course we offer unusual internships. In 10 fast-paced weeks, our interns do real, meaningful work on projects that are changing the game in retail technology. We’re looking for exceptional talent with fresh ideas, cutting-edge skills, and a passion for technology. We accept applications October-March.

New Grads: Start your Career Here
Launching your career with our technology team means more than just adding a new line to your résumé. You’ll step into a high-profile, high-impact job from Day One, working along the best technologists and leaders in the industry. And you’ll reap the benefits of hands-on learning opportunities across all facets of technology, building a strong foundation for a career you’ll love.

As a global company, we know that appreciating and understanding the diversity of our customers, employees and partners around the world helps make us successful. We value the diversity of thought, experience and perspectives of our customers.

Embracing diversity stimulates innovation in our products and helps us improve our store experience. That enables us to create an inviting and inclusive place to work and to shop.

We maintain our commitment to diversity with workplace policies that ensure we do what's right, and treat our customers – and each other – with integrity and respect.

Our Policies
Our commitment to diversity is reinforced by workplace policies that are essential to how we do business.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We're an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. Every employee is responsible for helping prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

Zero Means Zero
At Gap Inc., we work hard to make sure that we treat our customers — and each other — with integrity and respect, regardless of appearance, skin color, gender, or any other such distinction. We have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind.

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    Pros

    The company is always about doing what is right for its people. There is a high level of transparency with leaders and large number of opportunities for talents to move from one brand to another, as well as to corporate level. With a strong culture, there are long-tenured leaders who continues to add value and drive business to success.

    Cons

    The company values collaboration which sometimes, may require a longer timeline to implement some projects. Yet, the outcome is always of high quality and changes are sustainable.

    Advice to Management

    Continue what you are doing as it is awesome!

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Gap Inc. Photos

Gap Inc. photo of: Terrace views from the San Francisco HQ cafe.
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Gap Inc. Interviews

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Gap Inc..

    Interview

    The hiring process is long, I went through 4 rounds and it took about a full semester. First round was a phone interview, second round was a project, and third round was an onsite interview. After I was rejected, I was told that there was a position available and I could interview again. I interviewed and did not get the job.

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Gap Inc. Awards & Accolades

  • Catalyst Award, Catalyst, 2016
  • Best Places to Work, Human Rights Campaign, 2016
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2015
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Change The World List, Fortune, 2016
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