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Big 5 Reviews

161 Reviews
161 Reviews
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Steven G. Miller
67 Ratings

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  American Fork, UT
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in American Fork, UT

    I worked at Big 5 part-time for more than a year


    Very professional and accommodating. A great way to learn about retail sales and up sales.


    There are always challenges with jobs and I think just getting a regular schedule would be nice.

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    At the store I worked at management was great to work with.

    Positive Outlook
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Big 5 Interviews

Updated Aug 1, 2014
Updated Aug 1, 2014

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    Sales Associate Interview

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    Interview Details

    I applied online and had a friend who worked there put in a good word for me. I got a call in 2 days, and was scheduled for an interview later that day. The environment was relaxed, but still professional.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to solve a list of simple math problems in a time limit.   Answer Question
    • Have you been convicted of any felonies or firearm-related crimes? (We sell guns.)   Answer Question
    • Describe your past experience and why you would be good at this job.   Answer Question
    • What sports are you familiar with, enough to sell people correct products for their needs?   View Answer
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Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1955
Type Company - Public (BGFV)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Big 5 Sporting Goods has outgrown its name. The company, which started out with five army surplus shops in California in 1955, is a leading sporting goods retailer with about 400 stores in a dozen mostly western states, including California, Washington, and Arizona. The company sells brand-name (adidas, Coleman, Easton) and private-label equipment, apparel, and footwear for indoor and outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, and snowboarding. Big 5 has stuck with a neighborhood-store format (averaging approximately 11,000 sq. ft.) instead of... More

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