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Sports Direct Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2019

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2.9
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43%
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27%
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Sports Direct CEO Mike Ashley
Mike Ashley
221 Ratings
Pros
  • "team work friendly colleagues flexible hours good people(in 64 reviews)

  • "Monthly bonuses, commission, good discount, flexible working hours(in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Zero hour contract so there would be days you don't go in at all(in 107 reviews)

  • "Lack of hours on a 0 hour contract due to the hours always being cut(in 49 reviews)

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  1. "footwear"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    keeps you on your toes

    Cons

    zero hour contract which means potential limited hours

    Advice to Management

    more pay and hours

    Sports Direct2019-10-08
  2. "Nice job for a short time over Christmas"

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    Former Employee - Christmas Temp Customer Assistant in Skipton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Part-time Decent hours Short term Fun and enjoyable, got on with all employees

    Cons

    Very much driven by bonuses/goals

    Sports Direct2019-10-15
  3. "decent"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Sports Direct part-time

    Pros

    Sound managers very very sound

    Cons

    the pay was bad for what you were doing

    Sports Direct2019-10-13
  4. "Jj"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Oxford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly co workers Chilled environment

    Cons

    Pay rate Zero hour contract

    Sports Direct2019-10-12
  5. "Good for students"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Sports Direct part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, supportive environment , discounts

    Cons

    Managers are not trained

    Sports Direct2019-10-13
  6. "very good enjoyable experience indeed"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Worcester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    team work friendly colleagues flexible hours good people

    Cons

    less pay rate less hard work involved

    Sports Direct2019-10-11
  7. "Okay- what you would expect"

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    Former Employee - Casual Sales Assistant in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, laid back, good team

    Cons

    Management not the nicest at times

    Sports Direct2019-10-10
  8. "hard work but good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at Sports Direct part-time

    Pros

    commission, good pay for part-time work, friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    can get really busy and understaffed. 0-hour contract

    Sports Direct2019-10-03
  9. "Good student job"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bromley, England
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    An easy job for a young person looking for a first job/some work experience.

    Cons

    A little disorganised sometimes and can get quite chaotic.

    Sports Direct2019-10-03
  10. "Flexible, Great for Students"

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    Current Employee - Cast 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sports Direct part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible contract Great for students Easy work and tasks Commission based - easy to hit targets if you work hard enough

    Cons

    Hours drop down in quieter periods No progression

    Sports Direct2019-09-21
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