Sports Direct Reviews

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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3.2
45%
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Sports Direct Founder & CEO Mike Ashley
Mike Ashley
503 Ratings
Pros
  • "simple job flexible hours friendly staff(in 104 reviews)

  • "Staff discount and great place to work(in 47 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Zero hour contract so little security(in 153 reviews)

  • "very long hours despite low pay(in 105 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good Place

      Jan 14, 2022 - Retail Assistant in Liverpool, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work collegues and good atmosphere

      Cons

      No break for 5 hour shifts

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good enviroment

      Jan 19, 2022 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun and fast paced environment

      Cons

      Sometimes stressful and changing of roles

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Easy, good work lifestyle and nice people

      Cons

      Zero hour contract so not guaranteed hours

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good starter job

      Jan 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Sheffield, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Choose hours and good people

      Cons

      Bad pay can be pressured by managers

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fun job

      Jan 14, 2022 - Casual Sales Assistant in Worthing, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible for students, nice people

      Cons

      Low pay, can get stressful when busy

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Jan 13, 2022 - Retail Assistant in Canterbury, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      it was a good working environment

      Cons

      you only get break if you work more than 5hrs

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Was a good working environment

      Jan 11, 2022 - Retail Store Assistant in Bishopbriggs, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly colleagues and customers, staff bonuses

      Cons

      Remote location, restricted too mainly working weekends

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      I don't understand this

      Jan 10, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Livingston, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      0 hour contract so I have no real commitments as a student.

      Cons

      The pay is so little as I am under 18 even though I do the same work as someone aged 18 or over.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fine place to work

      Jan 10, 2022 - Graduate in York, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Helpful colleagues Lots of customer interaction

      Cons

      lack of objectives on what to achieve

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Jan 9, 2022 - Sales Associate in Leeds, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work, great management

      Cons

      Long hours but great staff

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