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DICK'S Sporting Goods Reviews

Updated October 23, 2017
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DICK'S Sporting Goods Chairman and CEO Edward W. Stack
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  • Work life balance is hard to accomplish (in 67 reviews)

  • I would say hourly part time wages (in 103 reviews)

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  1. "Fine Retail Position"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Norcross, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Norcross, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Plenty of hours to go around

    Cons

    Long Days, have to work holidays


  2. "Great For College Students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DICK'S Sporting Goods full-time

    Pros

    Great Part Time Work For Students

    Cons

    Staffing Can Be An Issue, Coverage On The Floor

  3. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Former Employee - District Loss Prevention Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - District Loss Prevention Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Profitable, and sustainable company

    Cons

    Long hours. Lack of work/life balance.


  4. "Typical Retail Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work with good people, flexible hours.

    Cons

    Will work weekends/holidays, always seem to be understaffed.


  5. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are very sweet and kind

    Cons

    None that comes to mind


  6. "Great job for the summer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Cool environment to work in

    Cons

    Not many cons for this job

    Advice to Management

    Corporate should look to hire more college kids who work in their stores.


  7. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods part-time

    Pros

    It was a fun place to work at, super chill environment!

    Cons

    You don’t get many hours!

    Advice to Management

    Be flexible in working with employees schedules outside of the work schedule!

  8. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods full-time

    Pros

    Very professional place to work, the people were very friendly and overall I would love to work here again

    Cons

    Late nights sometimes was a bit hard to do but that was about it


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Lodge Associate in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
    Former Employee - Lodge Associate in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DICK'S Sporting Goods part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They hire people that are motivated and interested in the departments they are going to work in.
    You can be promoted quickly if a position becomes available.
    Large network of locations nationwide if transferring is an interest.
    They are quick to embrace new technology.
    Better than average pay.

    Cons

    Promotions can be slow as people tend to stay in their place.
    Too much emphasis on incentive based customer surveys, they provide zero value.
    As they branch out into specialty stores, Dicks Sports stores are becoming watered down.


  10. "team sports lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy to move up in the company if you are a hard worker and come up with solutions on your own

    Cons

    it took awhile to cross train in different depatments

    Advice to Management

    award your employees that work hard


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