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Current Employee - Management  in  Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Management in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Sports Authority full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

I have a job to support my family. For now.
Cost plus 10% days (which brings the price down to what you would pay at Walmart but hey, we appreciate your hard work!)

Cons

where to start?
Scheduling to minimum hours=management only works 32 hours a week...nice paycut!
Part time staff, which is supposed to be 60% of the workforce, gets 10 hrs a week
Part time staff makes minumum wage with a chance at a raise once a year....for 17 cents Per Hour
Company is doing so poorly that stores that would have been on action plans in the past are top performers....gotta love the bell curve!
New Small store format? at the rate we are going, all stores will have the sales of a small store format
seasonal directives are changed daily
 4 updates to outdoors in a two week period? and no clue as to what goes where?
Work load goes up, hours available to complete mandated changes to store layout are no longer available. (minimum hours required regardless of tasking required) and dont forget corporate visitors!
CEI expectation is that 71% of the customers surveyed must be "highly satisfied" and mention names on the survey. ? 71% of the customers never see an associate except the cashier in most stores.
most comments left from customers are " couldnt find anyone on the floor,( nobody scheduled) couldnt find anyone to open fitting rooms, couldnt find what i was looking for (because it is in the backroom)

Loyalty signups expected to be at a minimum 35% conversion......if below you need to have "conversations with your underperformers", run clinics, doesnt matter if the day before you ran a 50%, hey, the cashiers are running the store from the frontend while the managers are working frieght. too much room for fraud..asset protection is looking for loyalty abuse rather than stopping that guy who just ran out the front doors with an arm full of North Face and Nike shoes

Advice to ManagementAdvice

listen to your employees. they are frustrated and out looking for a different job.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Team Sales Associate  in  Westbury, NY
    Former Employee - Team Sales Associate in Westbury, NY

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    okay pay, okay co -worker. Honestly, it was just a summer job between college.

    Cons

    Once you work there you could honestly see why Dick's sporting goods blow them out of the market.
    Mangers care mostly about selling insurance rather than building a relationship. At a business stand point they need restructuring and remolding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to customers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Cashier  in  Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Sports Authority part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Just a basic retail job. Good management.

    Cons

    Pay isn't that great, just a basic retail job

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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