Zara Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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3.3
54%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
Approve of CEO
Zara First Deputy Chairman and CEO Inditex Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
983 Ratings
Pros
  • "Learning new customer service skills and how to be multitask during differentes things in a short time with a fast paced environment(in 170 reviews)

  • "Good pay if you apply directly with Zara instead of thru agency(in 127 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Fast Paced, Efficient teamwork"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Melbourne

    I worked at Zara part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    efficiently systematic work processes. Great to learn from

    Cons

    Career opportunities are limited

  2. "Good start for retail work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Zara full-time

    Pros

    Good place to start for Experience in retail

    Cons

    Majority of management that I worked in 2 different stores where rude and clicky


  3. "Worst company I have ever worked for"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zara full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nothing. Nothing. Not a thing.

    Cons

    Nasty staff Toxic environment Discriminative behavior Poor pay and long hours No empathy or sense of unity Older staff are horrible to new staff This was the most horrible employment experience in my whole adult life. Pretty sure the line manager I had framed me for things out of my control to get me fired because she didn’t like me. Was the most tense and stressful environment working with the most superficial bunch of people I’ve ever met.

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  4. "It is ok place to work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zara full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting sector as fashion

    Cons

    Bad salary and crazy roster

  5. "Lots of work opportunity in terms of hours BUT negative culture"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zara part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good hours (you are rostered on a sufficient amount for a casual)

    Cons

    - Often 'cliquey' working environment - Confusion amongst managers / lack of clear communication

  6. "Overall, good stability"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zara full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Stability, discounts, management’s getting better

    Cons

    Management could be better in spreading tasks

  7. "Great job"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 

    I worked at Zara part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - good money - uniform so you won’t decide what to wear everyday - technology to actually do stock properly

    Cons

    - under a lot of pressure all the time - high expectations - rude customers

  8. "Good co-workers"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good salary and Some good managers

    Cons

    the way you do things could change depends on the manager

  9. "Good retail experience"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zara part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun work environment Great staff

    Cons

    Management is disorganised Minimal working hours

  10. "Sales Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AHEAD INC in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Flexibility with schedule - Fast-paced - Fun people to work with

    Cons

    - Not many hours given to casuals - Staff discount only offered to full-time employees

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