Vans Overview

  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1966
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • General Merchandise & Superstores
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

CompetitorsNIKE, Converse, adidas
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Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2022(#84), 2021(#29)

Top CEOs: 2021(#33)

Vans Reviews

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Kevin Bailey
Kevin Bailey
62 Ratings
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Sep 27, 2022 - Retail Store Manager


A great group of community and internal customer experience.
Of course being apart of a the Vans experience for so many loyal lovers of Vans and first timers.


id rather leave you to figure out the cons if any by working for them.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Vans

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

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How is diversity at Vans?

...Good discount, inclusive culture, employees are usually friendly and interesting....Read More

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Vans Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online67%
In Person23%
Employee Referral4%

  1. Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Vans (New York, NY)


    Interview went pretty smoothly, manager asked me my experience and availability. Basic interview questions, like where have I worked before, how many years I have worked in retail. Overall pretty average interview.

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Company Updates

February 14, 2018
VF Corporation Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute

Vans Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work forLatinos for Hire2008

Pledges & Certifications

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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Vans FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Vans?

...Good pay and benefits if your team actually lets you use your PTO...

February 24, 2021

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People Also Ask about Vans

Employees rate Vans 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 2,241 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2021 and 2022, Vans employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

To get a job at Vans, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Vans and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 83 of employees would recommend working at Vans to a friend. This is based on 2,160 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

75 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Vans as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Vans.

61 of employees think that Vans has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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