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El Segundo, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1955
Company - Public (BGFV)
Retail
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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Big 5 Sporting Goods has outgrown its name. The company, which started out with five army surplus shops in California in 1955, is a leading sporting goods retailer with about 400 stores in a dozen mostly western states, including California, Washington, and Arizona. The company ... Read more

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    Pros

    Flexible shifts, worked around my busy course schedule. Great store manager!

    Cons

    Not much of a team atmosphere.

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Big 5 Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Big 5.

    Interview

    I applied online, heard back within 3 days and was called to interview in the store. The interview asked simple questions about my resume and myself. Took a quick math test(addition,subtraction). Offered job after interview.

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