Sports Direct Reviews

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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3.2
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Sports Direct Founder & CEO Mike Ashley
Mike Ashley
459 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible hours and reasonable pay for the job(in 83 reviews)

  • "Good part time job as a student(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It’s a zero hour contract so unless you are on a full time contract you not entitled to any furloughed pay(in 130 reviews)

  • "Long hours and for me it’s a long drive(in 76 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Aug 27, 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      you get loads of benefit’s

      Cons

      there isnt any really cons

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work for a student

      Sep 6, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Stoke-on-Trent, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Friendly, a great way to earn in part-time work, very suitable for people who want to balance work with other activities like studying in my case.

      Cons

      Sometimes work can clash with college/university

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      As expected

      Sep 16, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's an easy enough job

      Cons

      pressure to sell bags for life

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fun and casual

      Aug 30, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great job if you want to be in a fast paced environment and on your feet.

      Cons

      The pay isn't great & the air con.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Pretty Good if you're a student

      Sep 13, 2021 - Casual Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No contracted hours so can fit it around education Discounts on products

      Cons

      No Fixed hours Breaks are not regular

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Customer Service

      Sep 12, 2021 - Customer Service Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good working environment and staff.

      Cons

      Very long difficult hours to work.

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Bad work environment

      Sep 12, 2021 - Customer Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A good place to gain retail experience

      Cons

      Zero contract and low hourly rate

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing retail team horrible management team

      Sep 10, 2021 - Supervisor Technician in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great money for full timers 20% Across Frasers Group

      Cons

      Terrible communication between stores and senior management, any complaints will be noted but no changes will be done. Horrible IT system with Head office IT Team usually being useless for any solutions.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Job

      Sep 8, 2021 - Warehouse Operative in Shirebrook, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy work, good pay and good people

      Cons

      Lack of communication between managers.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Solid Job

      Aug 24, 2021 - Retail Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discount Commission on items sold Pretty relaxed job

      Cons

      Zero hour contract so little security Shift hours weren't the best.

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