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Awesome coworkers, not so awesome management.

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Former Employee - Cashier
Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Sport Chalet 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

Pro-deals Discounts (cheap scuba classes, free rentals year round, employee discount)

Cons

Management is horrible. They're incredibly sexist and favor men over women. Always up and down, different moods every day, no stability. Would stay past midnight many times for closing. Have to push credit cards, warranties, loyalty cards, etc onto people.

Advice to Management

Train your employees, and maybe get some training yourselves.

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  1. If you want to succeed, you will

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Sport Chalet full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are experts at what they sell, great discounts, goal orientation in most facets of the business, great for building business acumen.

    Cons

    Wages are entry level due to current state of the economy, however, worth the job!

    Advice to Management

    Stay on the same page and commuinicate as much as possible. Keep consistent goal orientations and expectations from staff.


  2. Changing Workplace

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    Current Employee - General Manager
    Current Employee - General Manager

    I have been working at Sport Chalet full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Surrounded by your passions. Surrounded by people that share your passion. A lot of employees in the store compared to other companies so there's a real team atmosphere.

    Cons

    A lot of performance-driven goals without much reward. A very negative corporate work environment. Very poor pay policies at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    Trust that there IS talent at the store level and seek them out. They will help your company grow. Don't be so conservative.


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