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San Francisco-based Banana Republic is a clothing and accessories retailer for men and women. The company is a subsidiary of Gap Inc. They feature mid-scale casual and tailored apparel, designed for a 'life in motion'. Banana Republic has 682 company-operated locations and franchises in 32 countries in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company is also expanding in Latin America and the Middle East via franchise agreements. Collections are designed in California, but materials are sourced from around the world. Banana Republic is the first Fortune 500 company to announce equal pay for equal work. They retain talent and drive growth by promoting diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. If this sounds like the place for you, you can find your fit in stores, merchandising or design.

Subsidiary
$500M to $1B
Large
Multiple locations
Clothing Retailers
1983
Andi Owen
What departments Banana Republic employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
General and Operations Managers22.7%
Retail21.6%
Sales - Other18.3%
other occupation11.5%
Designers10.3%
Management - Other7.9%
Administrative5.1%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Banana Republic employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Banana Republic: Newcomers: 37%, Experiencers: 20%, Experts: 20%, Veterans: 23%. Banana Republic employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Banana Republic employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Banana Republic: American Eagle Outfitters, ANN INC., Express. Typical Banana Republic employees have worked at American Eagle Outfitters.
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ANN INC.
Express
What industries did Banana Republic employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Banana Republic: Clothing Retailers, Niche Retailers, Apparel Wholesalers, Colleges / Universities, Food & Beverage Retailers. Banana Republic employees most likely come from a Clothing Retailers in
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Where did Banana Republic employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Banana Republic: Small: 26%, Medium: 8%, Large: 66%. Most Banana Republic employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Banana Republic study?
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Where did employees at Banana Republic study?
Academy of Art University
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Banana Republic?
Time employed at Banana Republic: <1: 15%, 1-3: 26%, 4-8: 40%, 9-13: 12%, 14-20: 5%, 20+: 2%. Most Banana Republic employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Banana Republic rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Banana Republic: 42.8% Male and 57.2% Female. Age ratio at Banana Republic: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 66%, 31-40: 24%, 41-50: 6%, 51-60: 2%, 60+: 0%. Banana Republic rates - 12.2% more female than the industry average. Most Banana Republic em
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What are the top roles at Banana Republic?
Top roles of Banana Republic: Sales Associate, Manager, General Manager, Brand Ambassador, Sales. The top role at Banana Republic is Sales Associate.
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Sales Associate
Manager
General Manager
Brand Ambassador
Sales

Career advancement

How does Banana Republic rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Banana Republic: medium. Banana Republic ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Banana Republic employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Banana Republic: Apple, Athleta, Gap Inc., J. Crew, Macy's. People who work at Banana Republic most typically go on to work for the Apple.
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7 months ago
Walmarts
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J. Crew
Macy's

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men's lead sales and stylist
Costa Mesa, CA - May 7, 2023
No one beat me in sales for 5 years
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4
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
No one beat me in sales I made banana Republic millions over 5 years working with them the workplace is very upscale and designed nice the management ehhh most were just for the buck but there were really good managers to in fact I was mentored by one of the best there I learned there's a slight click there I don't look like the normal banana Republic sales person. But I proved myself to everyone I got to go to the corp store and shop and get toured around all and all I ll say it was a amazing experience

Pros and Cons
Great bonus good hours some good managers great discounts
Some managers are only out for themselves and there is a slight click
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Saleperson at men’s department
Dallas, TX - October 13, 2022
Sales at men’s department
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I started working in fitting room helping the customer. After 2 years I was promoted to sales at mens department

Pros and Cons
DJ parties in the store
No problem with parking and the store is inside the mall with a lot variety the places for eat
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District Manager
Los Angeles, CA - May 25, 2022
Loved the company. Leadership was unstable.
3.4
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3
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
3
Culture and Values
Loved the Brand. Loved building a great leadership team with some amazing business partners. Loved my peers.

Pros and Cons
Great discounts and amazing peers.
Frequent change in Upper leadership.
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District Manager
San Diego, CA - September 9, 2021
Constantly reinventing themselves
2.4
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2
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
2
Work-Life balance
2
Recognition & Support
2
Culture and Values
Spent 10 years with Gap inc. you need to be willing to play the political game. Gap inc has lost sight of valuing its employees.

Pros and Cons
Salary, schedule flexibility
Executive leadership
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ASM
New York, NY - July 12, 2021
Fun, inclusive & supportive work environment
4.2
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5
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I have grown with the Gap inc family from Sales associate to ASM of Talent; and it has been a wonderful journey. Gap inc, for me is a company that encourages authenticity, individuality and truly wants to see everyone succeed.

Pros and Cons
Benefits & Business Camaraderie
Lower comparative salary rate to industry
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Sales Associate
Houston, TX - July 2, 2021
Safe and Caring Environment
5.0
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I’d never have a problem with any employee, love the rapid change in the store I love the hustle so I work hard and trust me they’ll notice

Pros and Cons
Open, Friendly and Manners
There isn’t a con
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What industry is Banana Republic in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Retail.
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Where is Banana Republic’s HQ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
San Francisco, CA.
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What’s the gender distribution at Banana Republic?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
57.2% female, 42.8% male.
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What year was Banana Republic founded?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1983.
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What is the annual revenue of Banana Republic?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
$500m to $1b.
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What companies are affiliated with Banana Republic?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Gap Inc..
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I’m trying to find more companies like Banana Republic. Any suggestions?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Similar companies for Banana Republic: Amazon, ANN INC., Gap Inc., J. Crew, Macy's, Old Navy, Ralph Lauren, Victoria's Secret.
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What’s the name of Banana Republic’s CEO?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Andi Owen.
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How long do people usually work for Banana Republic?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Banana Republic employees work for?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Large companies before Banana Republic.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Banana Republic?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
medium.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Banana Republic?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Apple, Athleta, Gap Inc., J. Crew, Macy's, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Sephora.
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Who are the top previous employers of Banana Republic employees?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
American Eagle Outfitters, ANN INC., Express, Gap Inc., J. Crew, Macy's, Nordstrom, Old Navy.
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How old are Banana Republic’s employees in general?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Around 21-30
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What were Banana Republic’s employees' top fields of study?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
No higher education, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science.
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I work at one of store i'm a student, could you tell me about part time perk???
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10 months ago
part time employee only gets weekly wage
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10 months ago
no perk/beanies for part time employee
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We all have our favorite managers and leaders we really enjoy working with. They make the day go by so quick. They are at good part of the reason the work environment is fun. The other part is the regular staff who get along so well. I stayed as long as I did because of the people, my coworkers. at lot of people will say the same.
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10 months ago
My first love is cloths & friends, and i found both there, Happy to be part of such at champ team
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10 months ago
As per all ur experience i might be the exception. i didn't any close friend all coworker are quite competitive but management very cooperative
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So surprised that they event contact to my perv working place for background check!!!!!
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10 months ago
yeah same here
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10 months ago
thoroughly check all detail history of your background🧐
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Its a company thats provide thousands of people across the globe an oppertunity to expolre their potential and earn what they really cable off.
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11 months ago
Yeah dude definitely recommended to join them
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11 months ago
they provide lots of new and training opportunities
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what's the minimum age be eligible 4 full time job????
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11 months ago
i think minimum 16
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11 months ago
only 20pluse can apply😓
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SO FRUSTRATED😣 Health insurance is not well enough, big brands but very low health insurance policy
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10 months ago
you can't just judge it with one comment, Banana Republic always support their employee and provide them great pay and sound benefits
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10 months ago
Not much but u can say quite considering
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JOOC 🤔why degree related experience is necessary???
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11 months ago
its should be adjustable as per nature of job
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11 months ago
not for all job
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Just heard about job opportunities about in company, any suggestion about interview and hiring process????
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10 months ago
Highly recommended. Go for it. great company , fun environment and competitive compensation
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10 months ago
Yeah , Good Luck👍
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My father is alzheimer patient , he need continues attention even to perform simple personal chores so the adult dependent care is so helpful and make life so much easy.
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10 months ago
AFAIK, benefit should be according employee needs
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10 months ago
that's so awesome
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Wht is eligiblity cretaria for employee benefits???
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10 months ago
Yeah full time
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10 months ago
30 working days make you eligible
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Currently working a full employees with a fast food franchise and want to add some more penney in my pocket, so they offer part time job or not???
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11 months ago
yes you can apply as it fits with ur schedule
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11 months ago
hmmm opportunities available
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i just completed my high schoold😊 and wanna joine them while continuing my education as well. I just wanna make sure about prior job training, do they offfer and is that paid???
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11 months ago
not for all
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11 months ago
not paid at all only a week prior training by your supervisor
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I quit my previous job cuz of hectic long shit, do they offer flexible schedule or not?
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10 months ago
sometime its really busy and long but sometime i really enjoy dealing with new customer in every min
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10 months ago
flexibility of schedule depend on supervisor or manager😭
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do they offer health insurance for my family members as well????
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10 months ago
sample benefit package for employee and his family
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10 months ago
yeah complete insurance, depend care, and all for employee and his family.
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I worked hard to make my ends meets so paid time off is so important for me to re-energize myself>
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10 months ago
absolutely a good way to re boost an employee
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10 months ago
have great time dude
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Well it's impossible to retain qualified employee for long term w/o thriving and positive culture👏
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11 months ago
u can says it is one of many
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11 months ago
indeed that's a fact
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Believe or not only passionate and approachable people cable of grow professionally.
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10 months ago
i can't says that's 100% correct but yes thriving approach is very crucial in mater of growth
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10 months ago
agreed with you
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Lets just clear one thing promotion is only for qualified people!!!!
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10 months ago
they only prompted the true deserving one
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10 months ago
dude u're so r8👉
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TBH company wide nature opportunities enhance personal skill and ability of employee.
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11 months ago
you're absolutely right
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11 months ago
more or less but yes advancement opportunities are really imp🤨
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Just got raise, feel so happy and excited😃
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11 months ago
Absolutely, they pay you back if you put your 100%
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11 months ago
Not in my case, feeling so frustrated😫
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My most favorite perk is discount policy for employee on their apparel
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11 months ago
only on specific item not new edition😌
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11 months ago
no, that not the rule, it's offered on all clothes and apparel
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The company does not offer remote working policy even for managery poisitions, why is that so????
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11 months ago
There is none.
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11 months ago
yes , there is non remote working option
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do the offer employee stock purchase plan😱?????
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11 months ago
idk
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11 months ago
yes they do offer
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Fast paced, very busy ,always on the toes , each moment with new client🤑, enjoying my working schedule
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10 months ago
Flexible schedule is only available if u complete your assigned task first
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10 months ago
My job is straightening the store whenever i aren't busy greeting customers, letting them into the fitting rooms, or checking them out at the registers. I was busying hanging or folding things to help out the shipment team.I enjoyed my busy schedule. Happy to be part😊
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Do you know what's the basic timeline of resume processing????
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11 months ago
more or less 3 days
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11 months ago
time for various department to department
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Let just talk about interview experience. I an incredible and memorable experience of my life what about you?
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10 months ago
yeah indeed HR management and teams is sor professional and friendly
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10 months ago
not for me a bad experience 😣
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Banana Republic offered great collection of trendy clothing and accessories retailer for both men and women. They introduce very attrctive and unique trends in market
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10 months ago
They make trend and style for the competitor.
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10 months ago
I luv there cloth, its seems like they specially design for me, high recommended
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Just wanna volunteer for few hours at a charity organization do they allow🤔????
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10 months ago
i'm not sure about the detail but yes
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10 months ago
IIRC management do allow
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Being a student i'm very thankful to them to provide tuition reimbursement benefit> It's all because of them that i can achieve my dreams while meet my ends.
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10 months ago
a great way to acknowledge your potential employee
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10 months ago
Feel so great to hear that
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Beside of everything 4% company match retirement is huge benefits of all>
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10 months ago
exactly good encouragement
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10 months ago
Yeah r8 4% is great number
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I mostly observe company management afraid to think big and take risk , which are necessary 4 progress but while working with them i noticed one thing "they keenly observe market trends and customer and fearless approach them"
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9 months ago
100% agreed with you👊
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9 months ago
IIRC they're so passionate about their growth and progress
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i heard from friend that they'll provide you specific uniform🙄???
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11 months ago
yes hey do offer
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11 months ago
hmmm job specified dress😪
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Just wanna share my experience, here i started my career and they teach me alot , help me alot, encourage me alot,good career start for fresher
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11 months ago
100% agreed with u
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11 months ago
beside of some toxic fella everything is so awesome🤗
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WOW,30% off on all products for all employee!!!
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11 months ago
is that perk available on all company stores?
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11 months ago
yes 30% employee discount on all product 4 all stores
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I'm 18 years old,can i applied for store job
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10 months ago
Hmmm its 18 and above
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10 months ago
most they perfare above 21
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