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Updated March 23, 2017
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  • Retail in general is a tough environment to be able to have a work life balance (in 92 reviews)

  • Having to push Gap credit cards (in 188 reviews)

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  1. "Great place for part-time and short shifts"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    50% offf at 2 brand stores and some discount at old navy. Great managers and co workers. Shorter shifts, rewards for doing your job welll.

    Cons

    High volume of customers during Holidays. Repetitive. Don't always get 25 hours every week

    Advice to Management

    Keep being amazing and hard working. Utc store has always had wonderful managers who know what they are doing and give advice and motive employees


  2. "Not bad, a lot of pressure from management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Blasdell, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Blasdell, NY
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Gap part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    50% off discount at gap, banana republic, and old navy.

    Cons

    You don't get a lot of hours. Part time sales associate gets about 16 hours a week. A LOT of pressure to get customers to sign up for Gap cards.

    Advice to Management

    Put less pressure on your employees for gap cards.


  3. "Great Company!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, motivated team of employees, welcoming and fairly easy to learn and get comfortable. Never have had a problem with asking off for days and they work well with my schedule because I am a college student. They stand with a lot of my values and they have great merchandise that is comfy and well made.

    Cons

    My schedule for the week starting on Sunday is usually put out that Thursday before. Not a lot of time to get someone to cover if I can not make a shift. Sometimes they get a little flustered because of the low amount of employees we have. Although I am only part time, it is not common that I work over 35 hours a week.

    Advice to Management

    Get the schedule out earlier


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  5. "Loss Prevention"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Ontario, CA
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gap full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility. Nice work environment

    Cons

    Nice people Good hours

    Advice to Management

    Dont Micro Manage Treat employees with respect


  6. "Sales associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meet great people every day and it is easy to balance work and school.
    very flexible with school hours

    Cons

    Many back to back closing and opening shifts in the week.


  7. "Part Time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gap part-time

    Pros

    Very nice coworkers. Management is very understanding most times.

    Cons

    Management pushes Credit Card more so than general customer service.


  8. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap full-time

    Pros

    Mobility and the opportunity to grow. Consistent breaks and quality of life stressed.

    Cons

    Many procedures and incentives for customers that are difficult to achieve at times.

    Advice to Management

    Praise management more and add consistently utilize brand incentives to drive performance.


  9. "Associate Global Production Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gap full-time

    Pros

    ROWE (results oriented work environment); collaborative; the company hires intelligent people

    Cons

    Hard to move past mid-level management (i.e. Associate Manager)


  10. "Sales Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gap part-time

    Pros

    Always promoted a good work environment

    Cons

    The work hours were very sporadic.


  11. "Sales Assosciate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gap part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible hours and schedule
    - Management has been fair and understanding
    - Culture overall is positive

    Cons

    - Customers who are rude and condescending
    - Lots of emphasis on obtaining cards
    - High turnover



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