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If you were to leave American Eagle Outfitters, what would be the reason?

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Lack of promotion opportunities

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I have worked for the company since November of 2017, I worked at store 880 in Kalamazoo Michigan and at store 664 in Lansing Michigan. Since coming to work for the store in Lansing Michigan I was greeted with a hostile work environment. Their store manager is very difficult to work with. She is hostile, has been seen using derogatory names towards employees and fellow managers, and will yell at associates on the sales floor. She is the main reason I left my position at this store. If you are transferring from another store, do not come here. She will alienate you for being a transfer, will not tell you the guidelines she has for the store, and will not accept you. I have been forced to call corporate human resources because of the unfair treatment I received from the store manager. I will never work at this location again and I warn those who choose to apply to this location.

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American Eagle doesn’t stand by its own values. One manger gets fired for offending someone by using profanity while a hostile work environment is allowed to persist in another store. Discrimination, retaliation and unfair and biased decision making that leads to high turnover

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Hopefully either pursuing a more beneficial career path and/or college

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The reason if their would be a reason downsizes​

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I don't work enough

Answered - Sales (Current Employee) - Cabazon, CA

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Managment or schulding

Answered - Jean Expert and Style Consultant (Former Employee) - Burnsville, MN

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Not enough hours

Answered - Sales Associate (Current Employee) - Richmond, IN

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Not enough hours

Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Newnan, GA

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I find a job in my desired field

Answered - Floor Set/Inventory Personnel (Current Employee) - Westminster, CO

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