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Updated 20 September, 2018
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  • "work life balance visits credit cards" (in 116 reviews)

  • "A lot of pushing of credit cards to customers" (in 221 reviews)

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  1. "cashier"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good shifts,busy, good environment daily

    Cons

    last min cancellation,wages not too good


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gap part-time

    Pros

    great environment, management is very helpful

    Cons

    lack of hours in off Seasons

    Advice to Management

    try to distribute hours evenly to part time and full time employees

  3. "For students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gap part-time

    Pros

    Great flexibility for students
    Very accommodating
    Great discount
    strong retail foundations

    Cons

    Off season is very difficult
    Holiday season can be challenging based on your team
    Low paying position

    Advice to Management

    Collaborative projects with staff would help build a stronger team feel. More information regarding the company for associates would be helpful.


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Victoria, BC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Victoria, BC

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and I met some amazing co-workers who I am still friends with today. Benefits are good if you are in management.

    Cons

    Low pay, inconvenient work hours, and many ill prepared managers. No benefits for part-time employees...and everyone is part-time.


  5. "Love working at The Gap!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vaughan, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vaughan, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good discount (50% off regular Gap, BR, ON & an additional 30% on Outlet)!

    - Easy tasks

    - Awesome coworkers and managers

    Cons

    - Busy hours can feel long (especially if you’re in the fitting rooms)

    - Weekends are packed so the store is a huge mess

    - Not enough hours and uneven distribution (some people would receive more hours than others)

    - Rude and cheap customers

    - High sales targets

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    Gap Response

    30 Aug, 2018 – Company Representative

    Thank you for leaving us a review. We understand scheduling can be a pain point for some of our store employees. We are constantly working to improve how we staff our stores and making sure that... More


  6. "The regular retail job"

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    Current Employee - Gap Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Gap Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy scheduling, nice people, recognition of a well done job.

    Cons

    Rude customers, physical effort, difficult to climb the career ladder.


  7. "A real career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gap full-time

    Pros

    Treated as a real career
    Opportunity for advancement with brand and other brands
    Excellent pay

    Cons

    As a GM you will definitely work more than 40 hours per week.

    Gap Response

    7 Aug, 2018 – Company Representative

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience working on our team! We love hearing that you'd recommend us as an employer. We value the development of each and every member of... More

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Gap part-time

    Pros

    I love working at the GAP, the staff is really like a second family.

    -flexible hours
    -great work environment
    -stores and operations are well organized

    Cons

    -retail is part-time, so you may not receive as many shifts as you may like


  9. "Best job I ever has"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kamloops, BC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kamloops, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible scheduling
    great discounts
    relaxed working environment
    good pay
    good boss
    team environment

    Cons

    hours can be few as they are based on store sales

    Advice to Management

    pay more


  10. "Stock associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gap part-time

    Pros

    Great people, very friendly and helpful. Good place for students.

    Cons

    None. They do a good job running the business

    Advice to Management

    Nothing specific. Most people here work part-time, so there is not much to advice


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