Sports Direct
2.1 of 5 25 reviews
www.sportsdirect.com Mansfield, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Shockingly poor employer

Store Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sports Direct full-time for less than a year

ProsShare scheme is pretty good

ConsAbsolutely everything else about the business - hours, area managers, training, the list is endless

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Mushroom management at its best, main motivation tool is fear

Store Manager (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Sports Direct full-time for more than a year


Pros: Good standard bonus scheme - but it can be taken… Cons: Bad basics pay Working hours are 55pw minimum, closely monitored, publically discussed and frowned upon if not higher (despite contract being 45pw). No direction from senior management… Advice to Senior Management: None - they are very intelligent people but prefer squeezing… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Overworked and underpaid

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Sports Direct


Pros: Discount on thursdays, thats about it Cons: not enough staff to do required work Advice to Senior Management: have more staff on the shop floor No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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