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The company only believes in profit and what is in their best interest.

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Current Employee - First Assistant Manager in Murray, UT
Current Employee - First Assistant Manager in Murray, UT

I have been working at Big 5 full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Alright Pay, vacation, 401k, believes in hiring from within, benefits, sick and personal time off

Cons

work 42.5 hours a week in the winter close to 60. Raises have been missed the past 3 years. You pay a lot for insurance. The company does not care about it's employees.

Advice to Management

Be fair to all employees not just the ones in California. California employees get far better benefit packages that they are not allowed to disclose with employees from other states.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Rapidly decreasing hours

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Big 5

    Pros

    - Work was not overly physically strenuous
    - Overall, mood within the work place was calm and friendly

    Cons

    - Management wasn't shy to utilize their power
    - Hours decreased slowly over time for every employee as the "Now Hiring" sign remained up in the window for over a year

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire so many workers so you can get more of a unified sales team.

  2. Helpful (1)

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

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Farmington, NM
    Former Employee - Cashier in Farmington, NM

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun environment, discounts on sporting equipment

    Cons

    Minimum wage, not many opportunities, high employee turnover

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