Finish Line
3.1 of 5 242 reviews
www.finishline.com Indianapolis, IN 5000+ Employees

Finish Line Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
Finish Line – US – “Store Front”

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3.1 242 reviews

                             

65% Approve of the CEO

Finish Line Chairman & CEO Glenn S. Lyon

Glenn S. Lyon

(121 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The employee discount was the best part about working for this company"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Fun environment to work in, normally lots of younger people"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "Upper management is a mess, from store manager up to regional/district manager"
    in 19 reviews
  • "There's tons of sales goals and weekly standards that must be met"
    in 13 reviews
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Finish Line is an uncaring money-driven corporation who abuses their employees for profit

Store Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Finish Line full-time for more than 8 years

Prosthey pay you. there's nothing more on the pro side, sorry.

ConsThey require an impossible to achieve work-ethic that requires store managers to work 55+ hours per week during the holiday season, during the back-to-school season, and during any hardship that occurs... the store manager must make up for ( and work the hours of ) any employee who doesn't perform, regardless of the reasons why... fire an Assistant for stealing? great, now /you/ have to work their hours until we get around to hiring a replacement... blizzard coming? so what... work a 12 hour shift, sleep for 3-4 hours and be back in at 5am for inventory... they do not care about safety at all, they do not care about their employees at all, they do not care about /you/ at. all. they care about numbers, they care about tracking those numbers... and that;s it. that's all they care about.

Advice to Senior Managementyou might be able to keep better people if you bothered to care about them.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Las Vegas, NV

I have been working at Finish Line part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat Company, Sales are tough

ConsSales are tough, managers are lazy

Advice to Senior ManagementRaise commission levels

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fun Place

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Woodbridge, VA

I have been working at Finish Line full-time for more than a year

ProsFun, Energetic environment. Get a chance to meet many different individuals

ConsQuite a few, but nothing too bad

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Ehh

Cashier (Current Employee)
Holyoke, MA

I have been working at Finish Line part-time for less than a year

ProsDiscount was awesome. Worked with a good group of people that enjoyed their job. Lots of hours during the holiday season if you wanted to work a lot.

ConsI felt that manager looked down on me. I did not feel very respected here. Would end up working over time when I did not want to.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Finish Line

ProsDecent place to work while in school. All staff worked well together

ConsLow pay is the only con I experienced.

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Challenging environment with mixed messages

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Finish Line

ProsGood benefit program, available work out facilities, health incentives, good physical environment.

ConsMixed messages from upper management - work life balance is promoted but expected work effort is high. Openness is promoted but not rewarded.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to employees, incent manager and upper management review.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome First Job

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Finish Line

ProsExcellent working enviornment, great supervisors

Consnot enough hours results in lower pay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Exciting Job

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Finish Line full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGreat people to work with, great merchandise.

ConsMany cutbacks in departments. Upper management always giving mixed signals on the direction of the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep associates better informed.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Tracy, CA

I worked at Finish Line part-time for more than a year

ProsVarious perks for employees, shoe discounts, personal insurance and health care. Discount website and true shoe knowledge training.

ConsSlim margin for upward advancement. All non management staff is part-time.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore positions need to be developed for higher employment opportunity. Hire visual merchandisers for example.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great atmosphere to work and challenging sales quotas which will better you in the field of sales.

Assistant Manager (Former Employee)
Norman, OK

I worked at Finish Line full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgood high school/collage job. Will work with school schedules. Depending on store manager, they will work well with school schedule if your an assistant manager. I had one store manager that worked well with it and another who didn't.

ConsPay isn't that great. Even a store manager isn't paid that well. District managers are paid well but travel a lot.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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