Dick's Sporting Goods
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www.dickssportinggoods.com Pittsburgh, PA 5000+ Employees

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LOW MORALE

ASM (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

ProsProa- they are really hard to come by. They have a standard benefit package (medical and dental is good). SM get stock, but they can't touch it for 3 yrs. bonus

Consstores run a low payrolls-managers have to boot strap projects all of the time.
culture of company is thankless at the store level from DM>>>RVP>>>VP.
no one is vested in your development. We have highly skilled mgrs in role for 5-7 years, but they keep being passed up for DM rolls, because the company keeps recruiting from Sears/Kmart. Work/Life balance is a mess. One weekend off a month. You are paid based on a 50 hour work week. most week are 6 days without comp time.
high turnover of mgrs, associates, leads

Advice to Senior ManagementAs company goes from transforming itself from a retailer to brand, they have rethink a lot of different thnigs. the processes that are getting installed are great, but you have to let the store teams master them first, before add more and more on the plate.

Morale is a 911. its the most thankless organization that I have worked for.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A giant mess

    Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    State College, PA

    I have been working at Dick's Sporting Goods part-time for more than a year


    Pros: -good part time job - flexible hours and schedules - employee discount… Cons: - management that makes it very apparent the only thing they are concerned with is bottom line - incredibly high turnover rate - miscommunication between management and… Advice to Senior Management: - identify good employees in the company and reward them with promotions instead of hiring from outside the company - increase payroll budgets. many complaints… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Ehh.....

    Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Dick's Sporting Goods part-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: It usually gave decent brakes. Cons: The breaks were made much shorter, they make you their slave. Too… Advice to Senior Management: You need to focus on the bigger picture. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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