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Helpful (1)

Fun job for part-time work, not great for advancing

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Cashier in Farmington, NM
Former Employee - Cashier in Farmington, NM
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Big 5 part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Fun environment, discounts on sporting equipment

Cons

Minimum wage, not many opportunities, high employee turnover

Other Employee Reviews for Big 5

  1. Extremely lay back...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Wichita Falls, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Wichita Falls, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Big 5 full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    reasonable salary, great time and benefits for your whole family in management level. Mostly a professional environment.

    Cons

    long hours, extremely busy all year round, time off is almost impossible, very tiring and only management gets good benefits. Part time is horrid

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better with better benefits !


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great for really lax sales

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales in Grants Pass, OR
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales in Grants Pass, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Big 5 part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you find someone who will teach you sales techniques, the laid back sales requirement can help you learn with no pressure.

    Cons

    No hours given to part time sales, no incentive to promote people after many years, no commission if performance is above par, no benefits to part timers, even meager ones for people who have been there for years, no direct deposit for part timers. Other cooworkers and management can be a joke at times.

    Advice to Management

    How hard is it to get direct deposit for part timers who have clearly shown that they are not leaving their job for years to come.


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