Compare Apple vs Sports Direct BETA

See how working at Apple vs. Sports Direct compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Apple vs. Sports Direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Apple

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Sports Direct

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 16404 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 1.1 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 974 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.0 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.7 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 1.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 65% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 54% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
17%

Salaries

Apple has 292 more total submitted salaries than Sports Direct.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist9 Salaries
£9/hr
Specialist116 Salaries
£9/hr
Apple Genius52 Salaries
£29,636/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Casual Sales Assistant169 Salaries
£6/hr
Greater London3 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager30 Salaries
£29,026/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • Apple had 422 more reviews than Sports Direct that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1738 reviews)
"Great people"(in 760 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 482 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 321 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Specialist

I worked at Apple part-time

Pros

Great benefits, good coworkers, awesome work environment.

Cons

Retail job, not enough hours, competitive and lack of promotions.

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Sports Direct part-time for less than a year

Pros

- Great working environment - Various jobs - Flexible working - Great learning experience

Cons

None I can think of

Job Postings

Apple has 5,864 more recently posted open jobs than Sports Direct.