Forever 21 Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Nov 30, 2021

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Forever 21 CEO Daniel Kulle
Daniel Kulle
467 Ratings

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Pros
  • "The people I work with are great and they like to promote from within if they see potential in you.(in 383 reviews)
  • "Coworkers were great and I had a fun time as a sales associate with my fellow employees(in 354 reviews)
  • "The best part about working at forever 21 are the other employees they are nice and have a very friendly personality.(in 93 reviews)
  • "Flexible schedule and simple responsibilities(in 88 reviews)
  • "Fun work environment and pays well.(in 83 reviews)
Cons
  • "Cons is the management is poor and hourly is not good.(in 728 reviews)
  • "low pay (seems fair until you actually start working there and realize that its not worth it)(in 538 reviews)
  • "managers are rude and careless(in 483 reviews)
  • "If you want to work long hours and receive half of what you work for than this is the company for you!(in 305 reviews)
  • "This could just be the location I worked at but there was way to much favoritism and sometimes bullying disguised as 'joking around'.(in 149 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good Job

    Apr 21, 2021 - Student in Whitestone, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible Times, good work environment, managers are understanding

    Cons

    Sometimes very late shifts. A lot of folding

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Unorganized management

    Nov 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fun environment to work at for kick starting resume

    Cons

    Unorganized management. Lack of acknowledgement towards employees wanting to climb corporate ladder but that’s corporate tbh

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good entry job

    Nov 15, 2021 - Head Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Vibrant fast paced upbeat work environment. You are also provided a ten percent discount on all purchases.

    Cons

    Short shifts and frequent turnover of employees. Also manager and assistant manager dictate a lot of how things are run very little autonomy.

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    You're just a number

    Nov 15, 2021 - Sales Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The only pro is the Sales Experience you get

    Cons

    Part-time employees are treated like full-time employees, Disorganized, Toxic work environment

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good place to work

    Nov 9, 2021 - Stock Associate in Manchester, CT
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work environment and people for upcoming workers In the field

    Cons

    managers can't be too eager to get merchandise out

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    My Experience

    Nov 1, 2021 - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fast-paced, fun, interesting work environment, meeting new people , lots of employees

    Cons

    Too much pressure, sometimes toxic, disregard for availability

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  7. 2.0