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"Just another retail job"

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Current Employee - Sales Associate in Shreveport, LA
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Shreveport, LA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

-friendly managers/co-workers
-fun atmosphere
-not commission-based
-if you do your job well, you get good amount of hours
-opportunity to interact with all sorts of people
-great discount (40%)
-great learning opportunity for retail
-you get recognized for doing a good job

Cons

- min wage
- pressure to get credit cards
- pressure to meet store goals even though you don't have too much power over how much people buy
- high expectations of your ability to sell merchandise
- a lot of work for low pay

Advice to Management

stop focusing so much on credit cards

Other Employee Reviews for American Eagle Outfitters

  1. "Pretty good work environment, but managers were always stressed."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Workers created a family but managers were always stressed

    Cons

    manager expected too much of us for a minimum wage job.

    Advice to Management

    be more optimistic


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Tiring and a lot of pressure to get credit cards"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Algonquin, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Algonquin, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GREAT employee discount, and fun people to work with.

    Cons

    tiring
    overnight floor sets
    pressure to get people to get store credit cards

    Advice to Management

    i hated the pressure to get people to sign up for a credit card, i felt bad about signing people up for something that is not helpful for them financially.

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