Abercrombie & Fitch
2.8 of 5 1,796 reviews
www.abercrombie.com New Albany, OH 5000+ Employees

Abercrombie & Fitch Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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2.8 1,796 reviews

                             

31% Approve of the CEO

Abercrombie & Fitch Chairman and CEO Mike Jeffries

Mike Jeffries

(985 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
1,796 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The staff is fun and mostly good looking people which is a plus if you are single"
    in 38 reviews
  • "Laid back work environment, working with people around your age group, easy job"
    in 92 reviews
Cons:
  • "Being a impactor/model you start off getting paid minimum wage"
    in 196 reviews
  • "Work/Life Balance - They don't care about what's going on outside of work"
    in 61 reviews
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better take that job bro~

Impact (Current Employee)
Seoul (South Korea)

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsVery comfortable atmosphere! Enjoying my time at A&F very much!
Its very easy to get along with other associates, and the associates are all very nice looking

Consthe store is very dark and there's no windows that it feels like you're living in a cave.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good job

Model (Current Employee)
Jacksonville, FL (US)

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsPeople , atmosphere , sometimes triple AAAs

Conspay is minimum wage no increses

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New Albany, OH (US)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch as an intern for less than a year

ProsI like the people I worked with, since I worked with an older group. It was also exciting to work for a global company.

ConsYou are highly encouraged to wear the brands' clothes. Also, A&F's reputation is not strong in the US so there was a little bit of embarrassment working for them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Company passion

Store Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time for more than 3 years

ProsTraining program that gives a basic foundation of manager expectations, and is a great preparation tool for when promoted to assistant manager position. Getting to work with amazing people, many who will become life long friends. Trains you on many different tools which come in handy such as recruiting, interviewing, managing large number of associates, organization and loss prevention skills.

ConsVery little praise for a job well done. Not a lot of part time employees working at a given time, which makes it so those who are working are stretched thin. Pay pales in comparison to similar positions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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unprofessional

Overnight Stock Associate (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for less than a year

ProsDiscount on clothes & easy to get it, friendly co workers , 5 hours shifts or more sometimes

Cons20 or less on hours , everyone is super skinny they only hire someone who can fix there jeans ,

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I was a model and cashier.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time

ProsAble to wear their clothes and listen to music while you worked.

ConsPeople stealing and the price of apparel.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe a GREAT manager that your coworkers can look up to.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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All about the brand

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

ProsFun work environment with employees that share similar interests, flexible hours for store employees (models), pretty stress free job

ConsForced to buy their clothes to wear in store (not sure if that has changed since), loud music, intense cologne smell everywhere, had to be clean cut and shaven all the time

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Great people but awful company policies.

Impact Employee (Former Employee)
Lynnwood, WA (US)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for less than a year

ProsI loved the other employees and my manager. My manager often would bring us Starbucks. He also was good at giving feedback without being too critical. All of my coworkers were extremely nice and fun to talk to. The work was straightforward and relatively easy.

ConsThe policies of the company were sometimes disturbing. They only hire attractive employees and they do not trust or respect the employees or customers. You are told to always watch out for customers stealing but are never instructed on good customer service. The dress code is strict. Pays minimum wage.

Advice to Senior ManagementPut more effort on customer service.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Retail Hell

Model/Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for less than a year

ProsYou meet fun, young people that you can definitely relate to
Learn to work in high pressure situation
Learn how to fold(lol)

ConsYou have to wear their clothes and spend your hard earned money on them every time a new "Triple A" comes out
Managers are often shallow about looks and appearance
Work Drama - its like being in high-school
Work you like a slave for minimum wage
Remember, you are not a model, you are just a sales associate.
Your expendable, hours are slim

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Impact Team (Former Employee)
Huntington Station, NY (US)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsThere where many good looking people. Fun work environment.

ConsPoor salary, and little room for advancement.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire less people and focus on quality not quantity.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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