Urban Outfitters Department Manager Reviews

Updated 22 Jun 2020

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Urban Outfitters Chairman, President, and CEO Richard A. Hayne
Richard A. Hayne
48 Ratings
  1. "It’s okay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Women’s Department Manager 

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Employee discount, flexible schedule, no dress code

    Cons

    Pay is bad, customers are worse.

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Incredibly open environment where individuality is encouraged.

    Cons

    N/A I have enjoyed my tenure immensely.

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  3. "Don’t let them trap you"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Brea, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meet fun people, easy enough job

    Cons

    Low pay, irregular hours, upper management expects you to devote your life to the company

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  4. "repetitive, if your co workers don't care about you or just suck then don't work here."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Men's Department Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    admin of mens department server, Spawn in clothing where you want, first come first serve.

    Cons

    musics mad gay, management mad passive aggressive for no reason, higher management sits around does nothing expects your to do it all. customers are snobby little girls who got dads old beamer for chirstmass.

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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Be prepared to be stressed for no reason."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Women's Department Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    room for growth great discount definitely one of the better retailers to work for (creative culture)

    Cons

    upper management is racist / bias to specific kinds of people very cliquey

  6. "Department Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Department Manager 
    Recommends

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Gained experience in supervising, merchandising and workplace development

    Cons

    Corporate office is removed from store opperations

  7. Helpful (1)

    "They don't care about employees"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Orange, CA

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employee Discount Full time availability Somewhat flexible hours

    Cons

    Get ready to do it all with little pay

  8. "I love my job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I love the fast pace, I love the aesthetic, I love being a part of a company that promotes internally.

    Cons

    Hours are retail so expect to be all over the place. Work life balance is sometimes hard, but if you love your job and your coworkers it’s totally worth it.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "growth within"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Department Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    discount and made some lifelong friends

    Cons

    its all politics to get promoted

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  10. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Department Manager 

    I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time

    Pros

    Good restructure to keep the company from going under like other retail stores

    Cons

    Hard to make transition from sales associate to management

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