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Zara Reviews

Updated August 14, 2018
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Zara First Deputy Chairman and CEO Inditex Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
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Pros
  • "Great environment and fast paced" (in 110 reviews)

  • "meet amazing people, good pay, great experience good employee discount" (in 82 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance is low on times" (in 50 reviews)

  • "long hours take work home with you" (in 101 reviews)

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  1. "Retail is Retail"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zara part-time

    Pros

    I loved working here. Easy work. Consistent Raises.

    Cons

    Favoritism amongst management. If you work hard, you can definitely advance within the company. However there is definitely a low ceiling where adnacement is concerned.


  2. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zara (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great job for students
    For the most part lots of hours
    Good pay

    Cons

    Getting out late sometimees due to sales

  3. "Great people and atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zara part-time

    Pros

    The people and atmosphere are great! It is fun to learn about the different departments and the floor layout. Shipment is always fun to deal with in the mornings. Management is awesome and very flexible with hours.

    Cons

    It is a retail job, so expect to be on your feet.


  4. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zara full-time

    Pros

    Benefits
    Management
    Busy
    People
    Organization

    Cons

    Policies for returns
    Pos system not saving customer info

    Advice to Management

    Motivate all the team including the ones that are not part of sales floor or stock . Prioritize register area the most it’s how you make money .


  5. "Assistant manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    I have been working at Zara full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company job to work for

    Cons

    Not much cons job is pretty good


  6. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zara part-time

    Pros

    Guaranteed commission; Opportunity to work a lot of hours

    Cons

    Bad management; bad communication with corprate


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in East Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in East Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zara (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy Interview and hiring process
    Free uniform after 1 month
    Employee Discount

    Cons

    Can be short-staffed during busy hours/holiday season

  8. "Zara Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoy :
    - the fast paced environment
    -working with management and corporate teams
    - promotes diversity within company ,as most retailers are conservative

    Cons

    -diffuclt to grow within company
    -hard to find one on one training or mentoring for desired growth to a position
    - hours tend to fluctuate

    Advice to Management

    To have employees enjoy work, avoid being too product based and more team oriented. Work with your team directly as opposed to indirect. Physically show a " step by step, ( or a systematic) approach to different scenarios. Results will show faster


  9. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Flexible, different, duable, good pay. Commission

    Cons

    Sales crazy, customers can be rude.

    Advice to Management

    Treat staff better


  10. "greeat people to work that"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice people to work with all the time

    Cons

    long hours take work home with you


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