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very unsatisfing

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Manager
Former Employee - Manager

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

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

Pros

They do not have any good qualities from an employee standpoint

Cons

Work/life balance, pay ,upper management

Advice to Management

Do a better job of having well rounded individuals in positions higher management who do a better job of scheduling people who will work as a team and also who are knowledgeable enough to cross train all employees.

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    As a manager

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager

    I worked at Big 5 full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pros are they take care of you as an employee. The district supervisor took a personal interest in me and my employees. The Benefits package was great (they paid for it). My supervisor allowed for my creativity and my connection with the community to dictate how the store was set up, and how we approached visual merchandising. A great job for a part time seeker. .

    Cons

    The lack of commitment to improving the company and bringing it into the current century. The dress code is rediculous, shirt and tie for all male employees, really? The quality of some of the products is poor at best. The lack of annual raises is discouraging, out of 7 years employeed, recieved 3 raises.A good start into management but not a life long or long term career choice

    Advice to Management

    Do away or redefine the dress code, the shirt and tie has little or no effect on a customers perception. Upgrade the return policy so it is defined accross the board, not left up to managers discression.


  2. Decent Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Covina, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Covina, CA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Window shopping during work is always fun

    Cons

    Low pay, unnecessary work attire


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