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American Eagle Outfitters Reviews

Updated December 9, 2018
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  • "as always retail can be a challenge with work life balance" (in 76 reviews)

  • "You are rewarded based on how many credit cards you can get customers to sign up for" (in 217 reviews)

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  1. "Great first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Take advantage of the good discounts

    Cons

    The job sometimes can be repetitive and not exciting


  2. "Sales Associate"

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

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    They have amazing LODS! Every co-worker is so friendly, you really feel like that ¨family¨ spirit and they really care about their employees.

    Cons

    I wish i could work more hours, the shifts are three hours fifty minutes to four hours and a half so i really wish i could take longer shifts.

    Advice to Management

    I really love working for them, they really have everything covered.

  3. "Brand representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and opportunities to move up in company

    Cons

    hard to close by yourself within only 30 minutes. Not allowed to stay past 30 minutes to close properly.


  4. "GREAT PLACE"

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

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Care about their employees; great discounts; friendly environment

    Cons

    No cons about working here


  5. "Seller"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barceloneta, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barceloneta, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's good and haves a great ambiance

    Cons

    None It’s good, but you have to give diferent people opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good Job


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Perks are awesome, you get a huge discount, and the other workers were nice.

    Cons

    It could get really tiring to stand for that many hours in a row, but if it's busy then you don't notice.


  7. "Decent Job"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Supervisor
    Current Employee - Staffing Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere is very positive and my SM is amazing

    Cons

    Better pay for inner hires when moving up

  8. "Visual Lab"

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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

    great people, great atmosphere, great time

    Cons

    money, hours of job, room to grow


  9. "idk"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

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

    Pros

    Fun and friendly place to work at. I was hired on the spot since they needed seasonal employees.

    Cons

    There wasn't anything wrong or bad


  10. "Sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I had great managers who were always understandable with my schedule

    Cons

    I didn’t get enough hours