Big 5 Sporting Goods Overview

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  • www.big5sportinggoods.com
  • El Segundo, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1955
  • Company - Public (BGFV)
  • Sporting Goods Shops
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

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

Big 5 Sporting Goods Reviews

3.3
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62%
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Steven G. Miller
Steven G. Miller
272 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Big 5"

May 18, 2021 - Sales Associate in Lancaster, CA

Pros

Good work in sporting environment

Cons

Minimum Wage and dealing with customers
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Diversity & Inclusion at Big 5 Sporting Goods

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(111 Reviews)

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Interviews

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Positive66%
Negative8%
Neutral26%
Getting an Interview
Applied online57%
In Person32%
Staffing Agency4%
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  1. Manager Trainee Interview

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    Interview

    They are always in need of a Manager Trainee because their employees always leave and find a better job due to the low pay. So all you have to do is dress well for the interview and just listen and you basically get the job.
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    When can you start and do you have a high school diploma.

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Company Updates

November 29, 2017
Seeking employment for our Part-time Cashier and Sales positions. Complete our online application and contact the management team at your local Big 5 store for any inquiries. In high demand to fill part-time positions in the following areas: • Northern California Bay Area • Santa Barbara, Ceres, Modesto, & Turlock, CA • Reno, NV • Eugene, OR • Bellevue, Issaquah, & Spokane, WA • Coeur d’Alene, ID • El Paso, TX • Southeast Denver, Aurora, Pueblo, & Parker, CO

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What is paid time off like at Big 5 Sporting Goods?

...Low pay, benefits are base line, company culture does not exist, very little PTO, and off white cubicles with Muzak...

June 8, 2019

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