What do I need to know about applying for a store job at Gap Inc.?

Before You Apply

To apply for hourly positions at any of our brands (Gap , Banana Republic, Old Navy, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Stores, Athleta, Piperlime, Intermix):

·         You must be at least 16 years old to apply for a store job.

·         You must be able to provide proof of legal authorization to work in the United States.

What You Need

Review this checklist to make sure you have everything you’ll need:

ü  Email address

ü  Your social security number

ü  Permanent address and contact information

ü  Information about your education

ü  Information about your employment experience

How Long It Takes

The online application process will take 15 – 40 minutes.

 

If at any point you need to quit, you can pick up where you left off.

What are some search tips to find a specific job?  There are so many store opportunities.

You can narrow your search by choosing options from the drop down menus. Or use a job number or keyword.  When searching for store/mall locations with openings, it is best to keep your search criteria simple.  Try using the "Location: State/Province & City" filter option or "Keywords" and type a part of a mall name to find the location you are looking for.  You also need to ensure you are searching from the "store sales, stock and visual" job opportunities.

I forgot my user name and password.  How do I log in?

Please use the “Forgot your user name?” or “Forgot your password?” links from the log in page.  Please note that your responses are case sensitive.

“Forgot your user name?” Link

1.       Enter your email address, click “Validate”

2.       The system will retrieve your Username and display on following screen

“Forgot your password?” Link

1.       Enter your Username and email address, click “OK”

2.       A message will be to you containing instructions on how to change your password. Please check your inbox.

If you continue to experience problems, please email jobs@gap.com

What are the Password requirements?  The system is not accepting the password I enter.

Your password must respect the following rules:

·         It must contain between 6 and 32 characters. Use only characters from the following set: ! # $ % & ( ) * + , - . / 0123456789 : ; < = > ? @ ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ [ \ ] _ `       abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz { | } ~

·         It must contain at least 1 letter(s) (ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz).

·         It must contain at least 1 numeric character(s) (0123456789).

·         It must not contain more than 2 identical consecutive characters (AAA, iiii, $$$$$ ...).

·         It must not contain your user name.

·         It must not contain spaces.

I'm trying to access the online application and it's blocked.  What could be causing this?

It could be that you need to update your browser's privacy settings or disable your pop-up blockers.

·         To update your browser’s privacy settings, go to your PC browser, select the Tools Menu / Internet Options / Privacy tab. Click the "Edit" button, then type "taleo.net" in the "Address of Web Site" box. Click "Allow," then click "OK" twice to close the box and save your settings.

·         To disable your pop-up blockers, you will need to ensure all internet explorer, toolbar and/or anti-virus third party pop-up blockers are also disabled.  This site will help you disable some common pop-up blockers.  https://host.softworks.ca/Agate3/blocker/disable-blockers.htm   Mac Users should go to www.google.com and search on how to un-block pop-up for Mac.

How do I save my job searches so that I can use to search again in the future?

Click the "Save this Search" link above to save searches. You can find your search on your "My Jobpage" tab.

How do I know if the Gap Inc. career site is a secure website?

In our stores we take customer data security very seriously, and our career site is no exception.  Our Gap Inc. career site is most definitely a safe and secure site for our candidates.  To see the secure URL, as noted by “https”, please place your cursor over a link (for example, the “Sign In” link that appears on the upper right) on the career site.  By hovering over a link within the career site, the secure https URL can be viewed at the lower left on the window.

Our website uses SSL, short for Secure Sockets Layer, a protocol developed by Netscape for transmitting private documents via the Internet.   Internet Explorer supports SSL, and many Web sites use this protocol to obtain confidential user information, such as credit card numbers. By convention, URLs that require an SSL connection start with https: instead of _http:, like our website.

I forgot my user name and password.  How do I log in?

Please use the “Forgot your user name?” or “Forgot your password?” links from the log in page.  Please note that your responses are case sensitive.

“Forgot your user name?” Link

3.       Enter your email address, click “Validate”

4.       The system will retrieve your Username and display on following screen

“Forgot your password?” Link

3.       Enter your Username and email address, click “OK”

4.       A message will be to you containing instructions on how to change your password. Please check your inbox.

If you continue to experience problems, please email jobs@gap.com

What are the Password requirements?  The system is not accepting the password I enter.

Your password must respect the following rules:

·         It must contain between 6 and 32 characters. Use only characters from the following set: ! # $ % & ( ) * + , - . / 0123456789 : ; < = > ? @ ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ [ \ ] _ `       abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz { | } ~

·         It must contain at least 1 letter(s) (ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz).

·         It must contain at least 1 numeric character(s) (0123456789).

·         It must not contain more than 2 identical consecutive characters (AAA, iiii, $$$$$ ...).

·         It must not contain your user name.

·         It must not contain spaces.

What browser and operating system is needed to search for jobs and submit my résumé?

Click here to view a list of operating systems and browsers that provide the best performance when searching for jobs and submitting your resume.

I'm trying to access the online application and it's blocked.  What could be causing this?

It could be that you need to update your browser's privacy settings or disable your pop-up blockers.

·         To update your browser’s privacy settings, go to your PC browser, select the Tools Menu / Internet Options / Privacy tab. Click the "Edit" button, then type "taleo.net" in the "Address of Web Site" box. Click "Allow," then click "OK" twice to close the box and save your settings.

·         To disable your pop-up blockers, you will need to ensure all internet explorer, toolbar and/or anti-virus third party pop-up blockers are also disabled.  This site will help you disable some common pop-up blockers.  https://host.softworks.ca/Agate3/blocker/disable-blockers.htm   Mac Users should go to www.google.com and search on how to un-block pop-up for Mac.

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