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Zara Reviews

Updated April 24, 2019
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Zara First Deputy Chairman and CEO Inditex Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
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Pros
  • "Fast paced environment and cute clothes" (in 134 reviews)

  • "Relatively good pay , nice colleges" (in 95 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance is not very good, as your rota can change a lot due to bussiness needs" (in 62 reviews)

  • "Working long hours it can be overwhelming" (in 120 reviews)

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  1. "Nice place"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Zara part-time

    Pros

    Not too hard, nice place.

    Cons

    Not many to be honest.


  2. "Great start in retail"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Technology is advanced
    Room for advancement

    Cons

    Lack of organization
    Lack of communication
    Upper management has control over promotions and they aren’t normally there to monitor performance.

    Advice to Management

    Increased and better communication is suggested

  3. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zara part-time

    Pros

    Enjoyable work environment with great people

    Cons

    Late hours especially with closing


  4. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work life balance maganment helps

    Cons

    No room for growth


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Zara full-time

    Pros

    Nothing particularly to point out

    Cons

    Customers are sometimes cumbersome to communicate


  6. "eh"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    There is room to grow

    Cons

    not everyone can grow in the company

    Advice to Management

    do better pls


  7. "bad management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    friendly coworkers, 25% employee discount, trendy and easy to wear styles

    Cons

    terrible management, corporate doesn't care about employees,

  8. "Good hours"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours, good for students and their schedules, pay is good, easy to get time off

    Cons

    Customers often rude, not a lot of selling


  9. "Solid retail job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portland, OR

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

    Pros

    gained effective training and retail experience

    Cons

    crazy retail hours throughout the week


  10. "Average place"

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    Current Employee - Stock Associate
    Current Employee - Stock Associate
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Zara part-time

    Pros

    Good coworkers, you make more money than other retails

    Cons

    Management sucks, when I first started, they were way better than the people now which leads to 5 employees keep on quitting every single months