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Academy Reviews

Updated 30 Aug 2019

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  1. "Working at Academy"

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    Former Employee - Compliance Analyst in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Academy is a great place to work I would still there if they did not have to lay off

    Cons

    The cons are they had to lay off

    Advice to Management

    Management are great

    Academy2019-05-05
  2. "Fun job, terrible management"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Weatherford, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun job, great hours, good team

    Cons

    Terrible management, not enough pay

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees and your store will flourish

    Academy2019-08-30
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  4. "Not the greatest"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy part-time

    Pros

    Good pay probably 9$ an hour

    Cons

    Can’t leave register to go to bathroom

    Academy2019-06-09
  5. "Working at Academy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoboken, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Academy full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff Job security Partial work days before holidays

    Cons

    Pricey health ins for 80% coverage Arm and a leg for 100% coverage

    Advice to Management

    Hold employees accountable for their given work. If someone does not know how to do something, please teach them! Do not be arbitrary and keep passing off others’ work to someone else and piling their workload. Otherwise, everyone should play incoherent.

    Academy2019-05-09
  6. "Don’t get pregnant while working here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Galveston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None None None None None

    Cons

    They’ll fire you for going to the ER and calling in during pregnancy. #knowyourrights #lawsuit

    Academy2019-04-13
  7. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy full-time

    Pros

    You get to meet nice people

    Cons

    Benefits could be a little bit better

    Advice to Management

    Pay could be higher to the industry average

    Academy2018-05-25
  8. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in San Antonio, TX
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy to make over time

    Cons

    Too corporate at times

    Academy2018-05-05
  9. "Asset Protection is a joke"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy full-time

    Pros

    They paid me and that’s about it.

    Cons

    You get to stand at the podium for hours on end, doing nothing but keeping track of the door alarm.

    Academy2018-05-11
  10. "Cashier"

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    I worked at Academy

    Pros

    Good for giving in hours

    Cons

    The management could of been better

    Academy2018-04-11
  11. "Senior"

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    Current Employee - Senior 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great products at great prices

    Cons

    Some management, communication and scheduling

    Advice to Management

    Communicate

    Academy2018-03-31
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