Sports Authority

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I had a decent experience working there while in college

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

I worked at Sports Authority part-time (more than a year)

Pros

-Flexible Hours to accommodate busy schedules
-Generous discounts for employees, friends and families
-Good way to learn about equipment if your into fitness and sports

Cons

-Pay rate for this retail store based in Atlanta is barely over the minimum wage mark
-Pressured by management to sell warranties and add on items
-No recognition for hard work and excellent sales/job performance. Job advancement would probably never happen.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not a terrible place to work, but the corporate mentality in some departments is cutthroat.

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    Former Employee - Traffic Coordinator in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - Traffic Coordinator in Englewood, CO

    I worked at Sports Authority as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the people are fantastic. In the advertising department, you work with such a vast variety of people -- it is really a great mix.

    Cons

    Somewhere back in the day, someone in management instilled a real blame mentality so there are people who will quickly throw you under the bus if it means saving their necks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the team in a place where they have each other's backs again rather than the infighting that can occur.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    A peek into the culture and work ethics prevelant at Sport Authority Elite.

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    Current Employee - Sales Authority in Walnut Creek, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Authority in Walnut Creek, CA

    I have been working at Sports Authority part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    -Flexible Timings
    -Near to residence
    -Hourly Pay
    -Store Discounts
    -Friendly Management
    -Ethical Work Environment
    -Healthy Work Environment.

    Cons

    -Uniform
    -Hourly Pay
    -High Employee Turnover
    -high Manager Turnover

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on improving
    Elite Store is a good idea to spear head the whole oraganization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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