Sports Direct Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 22, 2021

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Sports Direct Founder & CEO Mike Ashley
Mike Ashley
567 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, more than 5 years

      Great work place

      Nov 12, 2021 - Sales Associate in Falkirk, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun job with a real team experience

      Cons

      Long hours, 10 hour days for full time

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not bad but not good!

      Nov 16, 2021 - Shop Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good working relationships with colleagues

      Cons

      Pay (Zero hours contracts) Breaks Pressure No help Long Hours

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good, move up within the company very quickly

      Oct 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly, good pay, busy, benefits

      Cons

      Long hours , customers aren’t always friendly , no sick pay

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Not a bad place to work

      Oct 12, 2021 - Supervisor 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The jobs has good pay

      Cons

      Long hours and unsociable hours

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Hard work

      Oct 12, 2021 - Floor Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Structured, bonus and commission. Training

      Cons

      Long hours high pressure high turnover

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok

      Sep 30, 2021 - Assistant General Manager in Bradford, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Big bonus potential Good colleagues to work with

      Cons

      Long hours Under valued High pressure.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Contractor, less than 1 year

      Contract employment at SD

      Sep 13, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Slough, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good team. Lots of sectors to work in.

      Cons

      Long hours, lots of manual work

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    8. 2.0
      Former Temporary Employee, less than 1 year

      Only really worth it for students and young people

      Sep 3, 2021 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Potential to earn commission Employee Discount

      Cons

      Long hours with short breaks Very disorganised Weird paying structure

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not happy

      Aug 16, 2021 - Sales Assisstent in Hemel Hempstead, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Local to me, clean, good music, nice staff, good selection of sports equipment, tea breaks, commission, commission, commission, commission, commission,

      Cons

      Long hours, underpaid, non-contractual, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid,

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Decent

      Jul 9, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Managers are very understanding when you need time off

      Cons

      Long hours for minimum wage

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