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Updated March 20, 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. "Design Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Art Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Art Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gap full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay, fun work, amazing benefits

    Cons

    Excess hours, petty behavior, unrealistic deadlines at times

    Advice to Management

    Allow more freedom for creative people to move the company in new directions


  2. "Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunity for growth and advancement. Disappointed to see so many stores close in Indianapolis. Enjoyed my experience with gap

    Cons

    None. It was a great experience that helped me learn new skills for other positions. Keep doing what you are doing.

    Advice to Management

    None


  3. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Whitehall, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Whitehall, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexibility with scheduling, great team of employees, procedures are easy to comprehend, company discounts

    Cons

    new changes to the store or added promotions are not posted for employees, which leads to miscommunication with customers

    Advice to Management

    credit card process should be explained more thoroughly to new employees, and rewards should be given for opening a certain amount of cards


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  5. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gap part-time

    Pros

    great atmosphere and fun job

    Cons

    weekend hours that include holidays.


  6. "specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in China, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in China, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice colleagues and company cultures. You can achieve life balance in this company. Have many chance to travel around.

    Cons

    You will feel tired if you do not like to travel.

    Advice to Management

    good enough. Pay more attention on market explore and prodcut design


  7. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gap full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are ideal for those in need of them

    Cons

    Need more training materials for new hires


  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

    Pros

    Really flexible with my school schedule

    Cons

    They really push us to push the brand credit card at people


  9. "I like it."

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount, relaxed work environment, customers are generally friendly.

    Cons

    Sometimes customers are not as friendly.

    Advice to Management

    I really like my manager!


  10. "Excellent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Working holidays but that's retail


  11. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gap part-time

    Pros

    Incentives, good pay, love management, flexibility

    Cons

    Not enough hours, need to increase employment improvement



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