Aéropostale

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Aéropostale Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
537 Reviews
3.0
537 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The only thing good about working here is the employee discount (in 41 reviews)

  • Aero also gives employees a great discount (in 39 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper Management did not provide a work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • I've worked with several girls who have been in Sales for YEARS and still get paid minimum wage (in 30 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I enjoyed working here

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dayton, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dayton, OH (US)

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    My coworkers were very nice and respectful. I got good hours throughout the week. It was not hard work.

    Cons

    It was often hard to schedule off work. I had to schedule off at least a week ahead of time if not two. One of my managers was not good at all, but thankfully, they got rid of her quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I do not have any recommendations.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    One hell of a roller coaster!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager

    I have been working at Aéropostale full-time

    Pros

    You get to meet and work with a lot of great people. DM's do what they can to help you out. The company cares about giving back to the community and trying to help people in need. This company definitely has their morals in the right place.

    Cons

    You never get enough payroll to complete anything. They want you to sell and make that your priority and not work on any tasks while open. They expect us to get shipment opened and processed, keep the floor packed out, remerch for sale through, complete marketing changes and floorsets, markdowns and promos, and recruit without interfering with business. I work for the kid's store and payroll for us is about 170 hours a week with about 10-12 staff members (who are minors). When floorsets and marketing changes happen in one week, you usually get about 25 hours extra. So, tell me how I am suppose to complete this with employees who cannot stay past a certain time during the school week , limited availability among the staff, and only enough hours to run the sales floor. it is near impossible and stressful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want us to be able to do everything that you expect us to then you need to quit being stinging on hours. If you don't want to do that, then hire people specifically for the jobs you want done so the members in each store can actually focus 100% on selling.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing Culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aéropostale full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The leadership and culture that they represent is amazing at Aero. It is really like one big family here, where everyone looks out for you, as you do for them.

    Cons

    Really don't have cons to list here for working at Aeropostale. The culture is great, the people are great. Aero runs a pretty lean shop, but provides you the means to get everything done.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great First Job

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

    I have been working at Aéropostale part-time

    Pros

    The people at All Aeros are always nice. I was there for a year and a half and made sooooo many friends.

    Cons

    Horrible pay and little to no chances for raises

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I loved my management!

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Review

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The managers and people working with you are great-it's a really fun atmosphere.

    Cons

    If you work in a really big store, you may have to work very late hours and stay until the store closes.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    OK if you don't want many hours

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Plano, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Plano, TX (US)

    I have been working at Aéropostale part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Discounts, flexible scheduling, easy tasks

    Cons

    Not enough hours(only given 5 hours a week), minimum wage pay, and they had hired too many employees, so the majority of us were working only 5 hours a week.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't have such a large staff, so you can increase pay per employee, and they get more hours.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Just okay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aéropostale

    Pros

    Discount, Fun coworkers, schedule flexibility, never boring

    Cons

    Not enough hours to finish tasks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better hiring practices

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    something slight

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Fairfax, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Fairfax, VA (US)

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great co workers and great discounts

    Cons

    not enough hours & low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ......

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Quickly became terrible.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Aéropostale part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The other associates (on the rare occasion that you worked with them) are usually pretty friendly. Hours are flexible and the discount is modest.

    Cons

    Highly unrealistic strategies/management, excessive procedures, minimum wage, uptight management, little to no hours. I was also terminated without any notification, just went to look at my schedule on day and saw that I was fired. Very unprofessional.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your selling strategies and other procedures are highly unrealistic, they're driving customers away. And these associates work their butts off, minimum wage for years on end won't cut it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    District Manager

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aéropostale

    Pros

    Large company with good benefits

    Cons

    Job eliminations happened without warning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut corporate spending before you cut store employees

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