Aéropostale

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Aéropostale Reviews

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    Good Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Williamsburg, IA (US)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Williamsburg, IA (US)

    I have been working at Aéropostale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company cares about your well being. They see their own struggle and are facing it, working hard to stay current hip and fashionable. If you like fashion you will enjoy working here

    Cons

    It gets old working weekends. As a manager you are required to work a lot of nights and weekends which is hard on your personal life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give store managers more weekends off

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Aéropostale Interviews

Updated Sep 6, 2014
Updated Sep 6, 2014

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Aéropostale in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    This is a pretty laid-back, casual interview. Don't even sweat it. Just wear what you would consider trendy and stylish at the time (jeans and such are ok). What they did with me is they had my interview with a group of people. They would go around and have us introduce ourselves and ask us questions about our styles and what we think current trends are and such. Every question was pretty much about clothes and there was also one question on why we wanted to work there. Then they also had us create outfits for the opposite gender based off what we could find in the store. For example, if you were a boy, you would create an outfit for a girl and vice versa. If they think your outfit is stylish, then you're good. I've never really seen anyone not get hired once they reached the interview stage at Aero, so you really have nothing to worry about unless you say something ridiculous when you answer the questions or can't match clothing colors.

    Interview Questions
    • There really won't be any ridiculously difficult questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

Aéropostale Awards and Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Best Companies to Work for in New York (Large), Best Companies Group, 2010

Additional Info

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Website www.aeropostale.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1987
Type Company - Public (ARO)
Industry Retail
Revenue ₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year

Aéropostale flies high in the world of youth fashion. The retailer operates more than 1,000 mostly mall-based stores under the Aéropostale and P.S. from Aéropostale (for kids) banners in 49 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Aéropostale stocks the usual teen outerwear (jeans, T-shirts, accessories), mostly under the Aéropostale and Aéro names. It designs and sources its own merchandise so that it can quickly respond to trends. The Aéropostale name originated from a 1920s airmail firm, Compagnie Generale Aéropostale. The brand was created by R.H. Macy & Co. as a private label... More

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