Compare Argos vs Sports Direct BETA

See how working at Argos 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 Argos vs. Sports Direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Argos

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Sports Direct

Employee Ratings

  • Argos 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)
3.7
(based on 1197 reviews)
Argos employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 964 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Argos employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Argos employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Argos employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Argos employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Argos Ceo Mike Coupe
62%
62%Mike Coupe
Argos employees rated their CEO Approval 32% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
30%
30%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Argos employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
Argos employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

Argos has 294 more total submitted salaries than Sports Direct.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant41 Salaries
£7/hr
Customer Advisor104 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager23 Salaries
£29,753/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Casual Sales Assistant169 Salaries
£6/hr
Customer Assistant15 Salaries
£6/hr
Store Manager30 Salaries
£29,026/yr

What Employees Say

  • Sports Direct had 10 more reviews than Argos that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Headsets" was the most mentioned Con at Argos.
  • "Zero hour contract" was the most mentioned Con at Sports Direct.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 62 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 50 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Headsets"(in 45 reviews)
"Rota"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Agency Support

I have been working at Argos full-time

Pros

Plenty of people to talk to

Cons

can be long hours on weekends

"Very good"6 Dec 2019

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Sports Direct part-time

Pros

The people are really nice and the pay is good if you get the hours

Cons

None that i could think of

Job Postings

Sports Direct has 1 more recently posted open jobs than Argos.