Big 5

www.big5sportinggoods.com
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Overall it was alright

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Former Employee - Cashier in San Pedro, CA
Former Employee - Cashier in San Pedro, CA

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

Pros

It was a good experience, friendly environment.

Cons

The manager I had was bit hard to deal with.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It was all good but could be better.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    The manager is the reason why I hated working here, not very friendly people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Big 5

    Pros

    shoe sale, knife sales pretty much it

    Cons

    have to dress nice for minimum wage, lack of hours, no bathroom breaks, over priced merchandise...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be nicer to your employees and pay better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    no place to make a career

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    Current Employee - Assist Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Assist Manager in Las Vegas, NV

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

    Pros

    decent starting out first time job

    Cons

    low pay business dress code no set schedules poor life balance bad training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Update the training to the new century, a training guide written in 1986 is not at all helpful in today's world. Ditch the 1950's dress code, your motto is "selling sporting goods is fun". It's not fun when you're in a dress shirt and tie. Try treating your store managers with respect. Saving a buck at the expense of you employees is bad business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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