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My experience has been amazing working for the Gap overall.

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Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Miami, FL (US)
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at The Gap for more than 5 years

Pros

The experience you learn as a visual merchandiser will be amazing. You will learn things that will help you later on in your career.
As a manager, you learn different ways into how to manage your business and employees.
Great healthcare benefits, tuition reimbursement, etc...

Cons

The company is not very rewarding to management or associates. It is hard to move up within the company. Does pay better than other companies, but does not pay enough for the amount of work given.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It is very political as far as advancing in the company. Must be very competitive. Have a lot of patience.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for The Gap

  1.  

    A good company

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

    I have been working at The Gap full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Eclectic people, great HR department and policy, understanding.

    Cons

    Product is still trying to be revived.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Discriminatory and Impatient

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at The Gap part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours
    Flexible schedule for school
    Great discount
    People are relatively nice

    Cons

    Lack of training
    Lack of patience with employees
    Managers like to play avorites

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be patient when training employees and don't ust abandon them on the floor to fend for themselves Don't expect employees to be permanently chipper. Give people a chance to prove themselves beyond training.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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