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low pay but great co workers

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Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Dallas, TX (US)
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than a year

Pros

great discount at on gap and brand also flexible hours.

Cons

sucky pay, have to dress "business casual",

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Banana Republic

  1.  

    Not fun.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    50% discount on purchases, participation in monthly bonus for every team member in the store (excluding managers) can have a flexible schedule which is good while attending school.

    Cons

    Weekend working schedules. Opportunity to advance is limited and not really promoted. Low starting base pay and annual raises are small ( between .12c and .25c per hour) annual review process is not very meaningful - such going through the motions , very cookie cutter, no career development plans.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Sales/ Stockroom Associate

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales Support  in  Denver, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Support in Denver, CO (US)

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The employee discount is quite good and did meet some other personable down to earth employees.

    Cons

    The work environment was very strict, didn't seem to have a lot FUN while I was working. A lot of the shift managers always seemed to give me negative feedback and never would really complement me in anyway on the work that I had done a good job on. There are way to strict deadlines to get things accomplished.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give equal respect to all employees, that seems to be a common theme among other disgruntled employees who are writing reviews. Listen to employees and value their opinions. Shift managers have to be chosen a bit better, I'm certainly not one to badmouth people but a lot of them had some serious attitude and it was at times very unbearable to work with them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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