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American Eagle Outfitters Reviews

Updated August 17, 2018
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  1. "Amazing Company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, able to grow within the company, and great discounts!

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of!


  2. "Great Discount"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Discount, atmosphere, values, people you work with

    Cons

    No flexibility in schedule (thats all retail though) and wouldn't do a set schedule

  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Loved the company. Good people and the discount is good.

    Cons

    Retail is not for everyone.


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Great people, collaborative, fantastic work environment

    Cons

    Hours, infrequent or random shifts


  5. "Normal retail job"

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

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    The discount is amazing especially if you get promoted.

    Cons

    The managers don't always value you as much as they should.

    Advice to Management

    Get off your phones.


  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Always puts employees needs first

    Cons

    Does not pay enough in my opinion.


  7. "Staffing Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Supervisor in Commerce, GA
    Current Employee - Staffing Supervisor in Commerce, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, opportunity for advancement, team atmosphere

    Cons

    Pay scale tends to be lower

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with staff

  8. "Amazing first job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Taylor, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Taylor, MI
    Recommends

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get great retail experience
    amazing discount
    amazing company to work for
    sometimes you get to meet amazing people
    super flexible

    Cons

    sometimes you meet awful people that kill your faith in humanity
    floorsets suck sometimes


  9. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Loved the job so much

    Cons

    Hated nothing about the job


  10. "Lead cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    The discounts were amazing, especially once you got jean expert. The dress code was nice too

    Cons

    the management at my location was not the best, they were very unorganized and also did not schedule any body properly

    Advice to Management

    find a new scheduler or at least find someone to take over the current schedulers job as she is filling two roles within the store.


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