Big 5
3.0 of 5 136 reviews
www.big5sportinggoods.com El Segundo, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work if you can't find anything that pays better

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Santa Barbara, CA

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

ProsGreat managers
Great employee discount program
If you show you are smart and capable managers will give you autonomy to work on tasks unsupervised

ConsPay rate - $8.20/hr
"E-team" implemented a policy where you had to obtain customer emails to get them to join a mailing list

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Minumum wage drives minimum performance.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Redwood City, CA

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


Pros: They'll hire anyone who seems to have their stuff together. You can… Cons: ...They'll hire anyone who seems to have their stuff together. They pay so little that no one stays there for a long time, their employees… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your employees a littler more and you might have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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It's fine

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Campbell, CA

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


Pros: Pretty cool people to work with Cons: Some weird characters, low pay, and it's retail Advice to Senior Management: Don't hire idiots. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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