Free People Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.8
66%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Free People President Meg Hayne (no image)
Meg Hayne
219 Ratings
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  • "impossible to ever get into upper management outside of the store(in 48 reviews)

  • "low pay AND you are expected to spend your money on their clothes to look the part(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company for Creative People"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Free People full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing inspiration, good discount, can provide really great opportunities as long as there is room for movement.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to get to home office—very competitive

  2. "Great Job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stylist in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Free People part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Love the company, management, clothing, everything honestly. They have a great emplyee discount and really care about the people who work for them

    Cons

    I felt as if there were no cons

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  3. "Good environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Free People full-time

    Pros

    Nice coworkers and good discount

    Cons

    Regional managers didn’t always take complaints seriously

  4. "Loved my time there"

    5.0
    Former Employee - MIT in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Free People part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment, creative atmosphere, flexible with schedule

    Cons

    on your feet for up to 8 hours at a time, varying schedule for shifts

  5. "Nothing to write home about"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stylist in Towson, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Free People part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great discount and the *possibility* of making lifelong friends

    Cons

    low pay AND you are expected to spend your money on their clothes to look the part.

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  6. "Great Company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stylist in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Free People part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful coworkers and a great work environment!

    Cons

    Retail is retail & people are crazy!

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  7. "Nice place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Topanga, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Free People part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learned a lot, collaborative environment

    Cons

    Difficult to get time off

  8. "Good for Part time"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Free People part-time

    Pros

    Good part time job, you can pretty much work however much you want and the people there are nice

    Cons

    Management turned twice in 3 months, they don't communicate with the employees

  9. "not a bad place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Stylist in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Free People part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great years there good part time job

    Cons

    hours werent super consistent not a lot of room job promotion

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  10. "Fun and Down to Earth Environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stylist 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Free People part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It’s such a great and woman positive atmosphere

    Cons

    You can’t make commission on what you sell which is tough, because sometimes id sell 1k worth of stuff for one customer.

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