Cashier/Customer Support (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – June 29, 2016
I enjoyed working here, the management as well as staff were great and always willing to help, The hardest part of m job was the stocking of clothes, the most enjoyable part of my job was working with the customers. I learned great leadership skills and teamwork skills
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Bossier City, LA – June 25, 2016
I was a happy day at Forever 21. I learned the different styles for the seasons. The management was great.my coworkers were awesome. the hardest part of this job would be that I was working pregnant. the enjoyable part was I was doing something I love.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Montebello, CA – June 24, 2016
I enjoyed working there for the first few months then it just became a hassle, managers would pressure you way too much, I would be doing work plus another coworkers job. I always had closing shifts even though I had put available all the time. I would close and would probably one of the first ones done and then they would ask me to help a fellow coworker but the person would be talking to other coworkers and on there phone while I'm basically doing there work. I would work real hard to not be noticed for how hard I worked. Workers who have been there longer would get noticed even know they wouldn't do much. There was a lot of favoritism with the managers.
10 minute breaks, no full time, 25 hours max. per week.
working for forever 21 was a great experience for me. My co-workers where amazing, funny, and very happy all the time. the company was one of my favorite jobs. Everyone had such a great attitude. You'd also meet new people from everywhere. great company and great staff.
Sales Associate / Visual Assistant (Current Employee) – Overland Park, KS – June 23, 2016
A typical day is usually picking up the mess the night shift left behind the day before. I'm usually (now of days) just doing go backs, pushing products out on the floor, and/or processing products. I've learned that there is a LOT of patience into working in retail; not with just customers but with your fellow employees. I have a bit of a subtle love-hate (I'm using LOVE very lightly) relationship. As a WHOLE I truly do not respect our management, as they tend to treat other LOWER positions as children and not so as equals. I feel as if the management (individually) aren't very mature and most importantly PROFESSIONAL. However, as far as my co-workers, I genuinely adore and respect them. I do feel its because we can sympathize with one another because of our age group AND our positions. The hardest part of the job would have to be the way the managerial positions control the store,which isn't very well. Many things are typically left half done or not done at all. It just literally makes the company look quite bad, to be honest. My most enjoyable part of the job is being able to interact with my co-workers off or on break. I feel that we make bonds with each other and I learn more and more about them, and that is something I really appreciate.
Sales Associate/Cashier (Former Employee) – New York, NY – June 23, 2016
I loved the job and it was my first job ever working as a forever21 associate. At first it started off good but then after a few months went by everything went bad. Management started showing their true colors and the pay wasn't work it. I was getting paid less then $9.00 an hour. Now looking back at it I would go back but for better pay.
Forever 21 is a fun environment to work at if you enjoy being around others. Your day will consist of picking up and cleaning the clothes within the section you have been assigned to during your shift as well as tons of customer service. Management can be a bit unorganized, but overall satisfactory. The hardest part is customer service. Dealing with large amounts of people all at once is not for everyone. The most enjoyable part of the job is the sales associates that make working a shift more fun and less torturous.
MANAGER (Former Employee) – Braintree, MA – June 22, 2016
This is the worst place in AMERICA to work for. I wouldn't work there again if it was the last job on earth. 14 hour shift, cleaning until 3am when your scheduled until 10pm, returning back at 7am to open... no, just no!
Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee) – Danbury, CT – June 21, 2016
The company has taught me a lot on how to run a business successfully. From staffing, orientation, sales, scheduling, product placement, customer satisfaction, and my own personal growth. However, at this time upper management, DM/corp level are not reasonable with the store expectations. They do not visit stores, they do not offer help with problems, they want to see results without helping or giving store the resources needed. The company used to be pretty good with things like that. However, in the last year it has fallen off a lot with all the changes in the VP and the President.
On a typical day, I do customer service by helping customers to find what exactly they have been looking for. You help the customers to find an appropriate outfit for an event. you're basically a stylist when you work there.
SALES ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) – New York, NY – June 20, 2016
My almost two years with this company was AMAZING! I met so many people. This was a true turning point in my life. It shaped my views on my peers and other ethnicities. Shopping and retail unites all people. I learned a lot about myself working here. Great experience; good and bad.
I never really had any problems with the company. Just mostly my transportation problem. It takes half an hour to get to Wichita and my car would die on me on the highway. All in all, it wasn't that bad to work at. Just need more cameras in the store to help catch shoplifters