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Updated February 23, 2018
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  • work life balance is tough, hours can sometimes be hard to handle (in 50 reviews)

  • Making minimum wage with no increase in salary after being there for over a year kind of sucks (in 76 reviews)

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  1. "Goos plave to start for teens"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Aeeopostle is a good fun place to work. It is good to start for teens. But also a good place for all ages and the discounts are good too

    Cons

    Not many hours but I can not really say that there was many cons about working here


  2. "Retail experience"

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    Current Employee - Retail Store Manager in Niagara Falls, NY
    Current Employee - Retail Store Manager in Niagara Falls, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Values. Team. Room for growth. Truly a company that cares about their employees. Great leaders.

    Cons

    Schedule flexibility. Work on holidays and weekends. Which intereferes with personal life. Cutbacks to team make it harder.

    Advice to Management

    Flexible with schedule. Communication with peers. Great partnership with upper management. Leaders with true core values.

  3. "Boxes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    Able to dress how you want and express your style. Co-workers are friendly. A good temporary job

    Cons

    Boss had her mood swings. Was nice but mean at the same time.


  4. "worked on floor and checking people out"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    fun people, fun atmosphere, liked mall atmosphere

    Cons

    on feet all day, which got tiring.


  5. "Basic"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    Teamwork is good overall good vibe

    Cons

    There is also drama, your job revolves around the ability to sell

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Sales Person"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    Good entry level job for high schooler

    Cons

    Terrible management, boring shifts and low pay


  7. "Worth it"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Goldsboro, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Goldsboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aéropostale part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Customer and cashier experience along with a great employee discount.

    Cons

    I do not work enough hours

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    I loved working there, they were understanding of my student schedule

    Cons

    Having to work holidays but that comes with retail


  9. "Great for a first job"

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    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Grapevine, TX
    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Grapevine, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aéropostale part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of hours available during the holidays.

    Cons

    Minimum wage with no chance for a pay raise.

    Advice to Management

    Smaller Aeropostale stores are simple and easy to manage, but the larger ones are way more work than you expect (with no chance for advancement).


  10. "fun job for getting through school"

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aéropostale part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    fun environment and easy enough

    Cons

    little to no opportunity for quick advancement, sales leads are not taken seriously and it takes years to move up

    Advice to Management

    work on actually training and developing people.


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