Rue 21 (also known as New rue21 and stylized as “rue21”) is an American specialty retailer chain. It is selling apparel and accessories for young men and women. The target audience is aged between 11-17. The name resembles the desire of the target audience to be looking like 21. The company was founded in 1970. It was filed for bankruptcy in 2017, however, it emerged from bankruptcy within 4 months and is continuing its operations ordinarily today. The store chain has almost 675 stores in 45 US states today.
What is the brand of those cool t-shirts that are being worn by every teenager nowadays? Of course, rue21. This brand has been determining the trends of the USA since the 1970s. If you want to gain experience in sales, rue21 would be a perfect company to work at. In this company, you will have a good income and a satisfactory job. All you have to do is apply to rue21.
How to Apply
- Go to the career website of rue21.
- Find “Search Jobs” on the top right of the page. A menu will appear. Click “Retail Stores” or some other job position in the menu.
- The list of job openings is displayed on a new webpage. You can also filter results by using the search toolbar.
- Click on a good job position and read the responsibilities and qualifications related to the position.
- If you are interested, click on the “Interested? Apply Now!” button on the top right of the page.
- You need to enter your email address and press “Next”.
- Create a profile and attach your resume. Click “Submit Profile”.
- Finish your online application.
Minimum Age to Work: 16
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Job Positions: Sales associate, stock associate, safety specialist, assistant manager, general manager, merchandise processor, material handler.
Printable Job Application Form PDF: Available.
Positions & Salaries
Sales Associate: You will provide and promote exceptional customer service and offer positive resolutions to challenges and complaints from customers. You will be expected to develop positive interactions with the customers.
Stock Associate: You will process shipments and maintain backroom organization. You will have to carry heavy weights back-to-back, so make sure you are strong enough for this job position.
Safety Specialist: You will ensure a safe store environment for both customers and employees. You will provide a visible presence at store entrances and step in at times of negative incidents.
Assistant Manager: You will assist the Store Manager in daily operations. You will work to reach the sales goals of the store by monitoring the visual merchandising and customer satisfaction levels in the store.
rue21 Employee Benefits
Health and life insurance, paid vacation time, flexible working hours, bonus pay and employee discounts, free meals, and more are offered to rue21 employees. The eligibility for these benefits may vary by employment type and duration of employment at rue21. You should contact your local store to learn more about the benefits package you will receive at rue21.
rue21 Application Form PDF
On our webpage, we provide a printable job application form that you can use while you make an application to rue21 in person. Click on the link below, print the form and fill it with a pen, then submit the hard copy to the rue21 location that you want to start working at. Hopefully, you will get hired.
The application form for employment at rue21 is 2 pages long. In the first section, you should provide personal information. Then, check “Yes” or “No” next to a couple of questions. If you have ever been discharged from a job, explain in the blanks. If you have ever been convicted of a serious crime, indicate it and provide some explanations. The next section is about your desired employment at rue21. Check the job position you are applying for and indicate part-time or full-time when applicable. Write the city and state of the rue21 store, at which you are seeking employment. Answer some questions about your employment status and specify your availability in the given schedule in terms of days and hours. Sign the form and write the date at the bottom of the first page, then proceed to the second page. The second page begins with sections asking for information about your education and work history. Provide all necessary information clearly. If you have served in the U.S. Military, indicate it in the following section. Next, answer three questions. The style you answer these questions is pretty important because it will be a reliable predictor of your verbal skills, which are so important at working at rue21 stores. Lastly, list three professional references and provide some additional required information. Write your name (print it) at the bottom of the second page to validate your application. Now, you can submit the form to the management when you visit a rue21 store near you to apply for a job. Good luck!
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