Big 5

  www.big5sportinggoods.com
  www.big5sportinggoods.com

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    Sales Associate Experience

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA

    I have been working at Big 5 full-time

    Pros

    It was a very entertaining job, especially while attending college.

    Cons

    They never gave people raises.

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Big 5 Interviews

Updated Sep 25, 2014
Updated Sep 25, 2014

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    Cashier/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in El Cajon, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in El Cajon, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Big 5.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Took about 3 days to hear back. Went down to the Big 5 store they wanted me for. Waited for half an hour for the manager to start the interview. Guy didn't even tell me why I had to wait or even apologize. Easy questions. Offered the job at the end of the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • " What sports are you playing now in college"   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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Additional Info

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Website www.big5sportinggoods.com
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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