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For a store that promotes health and wellness they sure don't care about the well-being of their employees.

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Former Employee - Cashier
Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Academy Sports & Outdoors part-time (less than a year)

Pros

Flexible schedule. You can trade labor for money.

Cons

Breaks are too few and far between. It's not uncommon to have to work 6 hours without a break to eat or drink anything. Not healthy! You are not even allowed water at your register to stay properly hydrated. Their excuse is that you can excuse yourself to the restroom when they aren't busy, yet if you walk away from your register they get upset with you.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You need treat your employees the same way you want them to treat your customer and live up to the image that your company is projecting through their products. It's not healthy to have your employees working so many hours without proper nutrition and hydration. There is absolutely no reason a person not to at least be able to have a water bottle with them.

Doesn't Recommend
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    Apparel Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Academy Sports & Outdoors part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule, generally easy job, work with team of people

    Cons

    hours can be cut short depending on store sales, managers/team lead can be difficult to work with at times, sometimes not enough coverage to help customers and zone work

  2. This is pretty basic when it comes to jobs.

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    Current Employee - Team Sports Sales Associate in Mesquite, TX
    Current Employee - Team Sports Sales Associate in Mesquite, TX

    I have been working at Academy Sports & Outdoors full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The items you work with can be pretty fun, Especially if you enjoy golf or guns.

    Cons

    Management can be overbearing and tend to try to hold your employment over your head like the sword of Damocles, This isn't a unique job there are literally tens of thousands of jobs just like it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start treating the employees better, the saying "the beatings will stop when morale improves" is a joke, not a piece of advice.

    Doesn't Recommend
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