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Urban Outfitters Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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Urban Outfitters Chairman, President, and CEO Richard A. Hayne
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Pros
  • employee discount and no dress code (in 125 reviews)

  • great discount overall cool staff, good job for students (in 200 reviews)

Cons
  • poor work life balance for most employees that are not executives within the company (in 46 reviews)

  • Management can be messy, long hours (in 102 reviews)

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  1. "Great company with a room for growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Good salary
    Nice benefits
    Friendly environment
    Decent employee discount
    Creative place to work

    Cons

    Long hours and work on holidays/weekend


  2. "Team Lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, wonderful work community, fun events/parties, great room for growth if you put in the work.

    Cons

    Rely heavily on "cool" factor when it comes to fitting in and moving ahead.

  3. "experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    you are able to be work and meet people and dress your personality. they work well around your schedule especially if you are a student.

    Cons

    pay is pretty low, the new Kronos system is doing the schedules and does not always deliver appropriate schedules, for example, 4-hour shifts are scheduled


  4. "Great place and company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Diverse and open crowd of people to work with; move up quickly with roles

    Cons

    Pay is a little low


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    people you work with
    great discount

    Cons

    when you have to spend two hours closing down the store


  6. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    They allow you to be my self

    Cons

    The hours are to late


  7. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    Great discount, fun atmosphere, very stylish co-workers

    Cons

    A lot of boring work like folding clothes and running clothes.

  8. "Cant Complain, Great part-time/first job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great for students. They 100% worked around my school schedule
    Great Discount
    Great People

    Cons

    Expectations are high considering the pay - minimum wage


  9. "Clear Expectations"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Urban Outfitters (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management sets very clear expectations

    Cons

    A lot of clothes to memorize (both in-store and online)


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time

    Pros

    - Great people
    - creative environment

    Cons

    - Not easy to move up


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