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"Team Sports Lead/. Footwear/Lodge/Fitness Associate"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Store Manager did good by hiring a mixture of chemistry for a brand new store

Cons

Can't really force people to sign up for warrenties, and scorecards

Other Employee Reviews for DICK'S Sporting Goods

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Over-worked and under-compensated"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DICK'S Sporting Goods part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you are a hard worker, there is certainly no lack of hours.

    Cons

    They take (negative) advantage of their best employees.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees. Focus less on selfish motivating incentives.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Dicks does not treat their employees with respect"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The employee discount is pretty decent at 25% although on some items it is less (around 10%) and on some items you cant use it at all.

    Cons

    Scheduling: They claim to have flexible scheduling, however that is not true. Their schedule is generated randomly from week to week even for full time employees, there is no consistency to the schedule whatsoever. If you request an unpaid day off (doctors appointment, etc.) they will completely ignore your request and schedule you on that day anyway, forcing you to convince a manager to remove you from the schedule at the last minute.
    Employee Treatment: 3/4 of the management staff at my location treat myself and other employees with complete disrespect. If you ask a manger a question to try and help a customer you are met with a sarcastic attitude and an impression that you are wasting their time.
    Communication: Managers do not communicate new policies programs and other pertinent information effectively too all employees. If you are not opening in the morning (and thus attend the morning meeting) you will not know any new information that management passes. Managers would prefer to pretend that all employees attend the morning meeting instead of taking the time to pass word all of thier employees. Furthermore managers prefer to blame their own mistakes/shortcomings on employees rather than take responsibility for thier own actions.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage Managers to treat employees with respect, give employees the scheduled time off they request. Give employees the hours they request weekly instead of over scheduling people that don't want more hours and under scheduling people that do want more hours. Improve communication with employees and don't get upset when an employee requests clarification about an issue.

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