Sports Authority

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Loved my co-workers.....

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Former Employee - Apparel Sales, Cashier, Customer Service in Vero Beach, FL (US)
Former Employee - Apparel Sales, Cashier, Customer Service in Vero Beach, FL (US)

I worked at Sports Authority full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Worked with great people for the most part. High energy work environment, and always something to do on really slow days to pass time. There are a lot of things you can push to sell in store that give you pay bonuses and the work shirts are an awesome air-dry wet-proof thin fabric.

Cons

Pay is not the greatest for the high pressure sales required by corporate and other employees will steal your sales without being penalized. Schedule was never up until the last minute sometimes a day after that week hasd started making planning your personal affairs very difficult.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reprimand thieves that steal from co-workers, be sure the coming schedule is out the promised two weeks prior for good notice and more pay is always nice. :)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Decent first job - career advancement nonexistant

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Associate/Lead in Plano, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Associate/Lead in Plano, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sports Authority full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Flexible hours
    - Friendly employees
    - Good vacation accumulation

    Cons

    - Sales are set to unrealistic measures
    - Poor to no training at all (as a sales associate. Cashiers are provided with minimal training.
    - Payroll is constantly being reduced - lack of staff causing project pitfalls and customer service issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Micromanage those training the new hires to ensure they are getting quality training rather than being thrown to the dogs prior to being adequately prepared. Recommendations for corporate: Step up the advertising in the southern regions. No TV ads? Are you kidding me? No wonder our traffic is poor, yet the store is only a year old.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Low key job with flexible managers and friendly employees

    Former Employee - Cashier in Vernon Hills, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Vernon Hills, IL (US)

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good perks for working there and a fun environment in dealing with sporting goods. Great job for the summer and extra cash. Working the holidays are a little stressful but keep you busy.

    Cons

    Occasionally disorganized as far as promotions and sale items are concerned. Some of the managers seem as though they were just hired from a knowledge standpoint

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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