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3.7
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68%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
Meg Hayne
180 Ratings
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  • "Upper management does a really poor job of communicating these things and it often goes to waste(in 40 reviews)

  • "Low pay but not much else I'd say was a con(in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing and down to earth people"

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    Current Employee - Stylist in Burlington, VT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Free People part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Beautiful employees inside and out! So nice working in a happy and relaxed environment.

    Cons

    Wish the pay was higher

  2. "Great company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Stylist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Free People part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers, easy to take time off, great environment.

    Cons

    None! It is a great company!

  3. "Great Company -- slightly disorganized, but that is common working in NYC retail"

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    Current Employee - Stylist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Free People part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Amazing coworkers/group of people Very flexible

    Cons

    Slightly disorganized -- scheduling is never consistent Very little linking between HQ Free People and retail

    Advice to Management

    More consistent scheduling/hours

  4. "0 employee appreciation"

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    Current Employee - MIT 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Free People full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    The girls are great The clothes are cute The discount is nice

    Cons

    No positive reinforcement Very low pay Poor scheduling

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate what your girls do for you for giving them so little.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fun place to work on the side"

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      Current Employee - Stylist in Chicago, IL

      I have been working at Free People part-time

      Pros

      Fun work environment, easy job

      Cons

      inconsistent hours. Low hours usually 8 hours a week.

    • "Veteran"

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      Former Employee - Stylist in Tampa, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Free People part-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Benefits, Casual Workwear, Company Culture, Challenging yet fun, Teamwork encouraged

      Cons

      Culture shifted tremendously with seasonal hiring and change in management.

    • "meh"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Free People part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        good work environment, great discount, love love love my coworkers

        Cons

        pay is so below what it should be

      • "Great company that empowers women!!"

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        Current Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Free People part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Honestly the company is really well-run and actually respects their employees. You get fair breaks and work fair hours. You get a great employee discount at all FPs and anthro and urban outfitters. The company has really positive core values and strives to empower women! That’s what I love to see.

        Cons

        I really don’t have anything bad to say about this company.

        Advice to Management

        Maybe make opportunities for advancement easier

      • "Assistant Store Manager"

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        Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Austin, TX
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook

        I have been working at Free People full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Competitive health care package Paid time off once you reach management

        Cons

        They don't care who actually is working in their stores. They work their employees to the bone and don't care about retention. They tout this idea that one day you'll work for the company at their HQ but this never happens. If you work in their retail stores they will keep you in their retail stores.

        Advice to Management

        Look after your people

      • "Loved working for Free People"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Free People part-time

        Pros

        Great perks for working with the company Fun and creative work environment

        Cons

        finding someone to cover your shift schedule changes every week

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