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"A 'progressive' company that keeps its employees in their place"

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Denver, CO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Banana Republic part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Clothing discount, awesome sales. Amicable fellow employees.

Cons

A square peg doesn't fit into a round hole no matter how outstanding the square pegs abilities.

Advice to Management

People aren't clones. So glad I got out before the cool aid got a hold.

Other Employee Reviews for Banana Republic

  1. Helpful (1)

    "The employees and customers are great. Management is good but very young which affects decisions."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Discount and the people we work with every day.

    Cons

    It is difficult getting promoted because existing mgmt gets priority over those trying to move up. Pay is low

    Advice to Management

    We need to be paid for our merit and get raises that reflect that or at least keep up with the cost of living increases. Promotions would be done by merit not by seniority. And the merchandiser at headquarters need to have a better working knowledge of the store. The timing of when and how things are done often does make sense.


  2. "It has been overall enjoyable, tiring at times, I have learned a lot and plan to stay there."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The 401k plan is good--they match your contributions up to a certain amount. Management gives good feedback. They encourage employee growth and promotions, but you have to ask for it. They have a zero tolerance policy against discrimination. Co-workers are generally friendly and fun to be around.

    Cons

    The pay for part-time sales is not the best, though some more experienced people do make more. Customers may treat you poorly. Schedules for part-time can vary from week to week. Also, it's harder to become full-time, so you may not get health insurance.

    Advice to Management

    It is good to get constructive feedback from management, which they already do a good job of. Also, it is good to know what your employee's goals for the future are.


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