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Zara Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2020

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3.2
52%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
Approve of CEO
Zara First Deputy Chairman and CEO Inditex Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
904 Ratings
Pros
  • "prepares you to work in a fast paced/competitive retail landscape(in 157 reviews)

  • "Relatively good pay , nice colleges(in 117 reviews)

Cons
  • "As an employee you work long hours(in 148 reviews)

  • "You may work full time hours as a part time worker(in 73 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Limerick, Limerick

    I worked at Zara full-time

    Pros

    Work colleagues, clothes benefits, commission

    Cons

    Basic pay is poor and store is impossible to keep clean which can be stressful

    Zara2020-01-20
  2. "Not bad but"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Agency Manager 

    I worked at Zara full-time

    Pros

    Creative job, working with many people

    Cons

    Long hours bad management Not the best salary

    Zara2020-01-12
  3. "good for students (part time)"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    discount 25% for all inditex shops(zara home,bershka, stadivarius, pull&bear,massimo duti) friendly staff

    Cons

    poor management short of staff late closing hours all the time changing shifts staff calling in sick all the time because of to much work, you can have 7 or 8 days in the row and for managers is something ok

    Advice to Management

    to learn how to communicate with staff, to encourage , to inspire , show empathy, select the right people, be positive and constructive, develop your people, thank and reward them

    Zara2020-01-07
  4. "Needs to improve"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Cork
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Commission, Double pay on a Sunday

    Cons

    Completely understaffed, you're not asked you're expected to, thankless, always doing over time because it is so understaffed

    Advice to Management

    Look up what ethics means, do not care about well being of staff, people have lives outside their part time job

    Zara2019-12-10
  5. "Sales Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Customer service, being involved in the fashion world

    Cons

    Strange and difficult hours of work

    Zara2019-11-25
  6. "sales assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Zara part-time

    Pros

    good retail wage with commission

    Cons

    long hours and messy shop

    Zara2019-11-08
  7. "Sales assistant"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, discount, Sunday double paid and also bank holiday

    Cons

    Terrible management, no staff at all, 1 person should do the job of 3.

    Zara2019-11-14
  8. "Zara ladies wear sale assitant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zara full-time

    Pros

    good discount across al company stores

    Cons

    very busy and always understaffed

    Zara2019-11-05
  9. "Routinary job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    How to manage situations wit workmates and managers

    Cons

    Lot of extra hours, bad paid

    Zara2019-10-29
  10. "Fast paced."

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Develops interpersonal skills, develops your understanding of the fast paced fashion industry.

    Cons

    Can become overwhelming and somewhat pressuring.

    Advice to Management

    Put employees into consideration more.

    Zara2019-10-14
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