Dick's Sporting Goods

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Dick's Sporting Goods Reviews in Austin, TX

Updated Jun 10, 2014
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2.8 4 reviews

50% Approve of the CEO

Dick's Sporting Goods Chairman and CEO Edward W. Stack

Edward W. Stack

(2 ratings)

25% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Employee discount available for overpriced, regular priced merchandise only(in 47 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, you can attend school or a second job(in 34 reviews)


Cons
  • Dick's whole Customer service or "Wow factor" is not supported by their actions(in 27 reviews)

  • Extremely difficult to maintain any type of work/life balance(in 13 reviews)

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    Work more, for less

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsSports minded people to work with

    ConsNot enough hours in the day/week to get anything done. Cut payroll constantly, management have to pick up the slack. Paid for 40 work 50+

    Advice to Senior ManagementWe sell sporting goods, we don't save lives... Relax

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I love working for Dick's Sporting Goods!

    PGA Golf Professional @ Dicks Sporting Goods (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsDefinately a fun environment with opportunities to grow.

    ConsThe hours can be weekends and evenings....

    Advice to Senior ManagementHappy employess lend to great csat scores!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Running Specialist

    Specialist (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsThe discount and that is it.

    ConsHorrible employee training, not enough associates on the floor, and management is is appalling.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFire your department managers when they are causing the entire store to be miserable.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    If you work hard but don't brown-nose, prepare to be exploited

    Apparel Associate (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    Prosdiscount, solid location, some good co-workers

    Conspicking up the slack of brown-nosers, treated poorly by stressed managers, people constantly pushing work onto other people, unrealistic expectations due to man power or high volume of traffic

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider multiple perspectives when creating policies.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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