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Big 5 Sporting Goods Overview

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El Segundo, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1955
Company - Public (BGFV)
Sporting Goods Stores
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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Working at Big 5 Sporting Goods

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 over 400 stores in eleven western states, including California, Washington, and Arizona. The company sells ... Read more

Mission: Throughout our 62-year history, we at Big 5 have focused on value, service, and integrity in our efforts to provide quality sporting goods products to our customers. Big 5 Sporting Goods has developed a reputation with the competitive and recreational sports enthusiast as a ... Read more

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    I have been working at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time

    Pros

    Nice people, flexible hours, pretty relaxed

    Cons

    Little pay, little benefits, open early on some days

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Big 5 Sporting Goods (Sacramento, CA) in November 2017.

    Interview

    I applied on indeed.com was contacted for the interview a couple of days later for a face to face withe store manager. The second interview was with the District Manager.

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