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Hibbett Sports Reviews

Updated October 17, 2017
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Hibbett Sports President and CEO Jeffry O. Rosenthal
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  • Low pay, nothing else to mention (in 39 reviews)

  • If you are not cognizant of your work load it can get away from you hampering work life balance (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hibbett Sports part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I loved the coworkers, and the work environment that hibbets offers. I enjoyed all the daily work task that I was expected to perform.

    Cons

    I disliked having to do inventory checks, but it wasn’t the worst.


  2. "Working for Hibbett"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports part-time

    Pros

    Laid back environment, lots of great people in the company

    Cons

    Hibbett is pretty old fashion and behind in the industry. They just got a website a few months ago.

  3. "Assembly"

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    Current Employee - Assembly Worker in Brownsville, TN
    Current Employee - Assembly Worker in Brownsville, TN

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love people and to work. I have very good people skills.I love helping others and feeling like I'm needed.

    Cons

    I dislike dishonesty. I am known for working as many hours as needed (don't know if overtime is allowed). Always 10 minutes early for shift.

    Advice to Management

    This would be a great opportunity for the both of us.I am very helpful as well as useful. Flexible to the needs of the company.


  4. "Great Opportunity"

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

    I worked at Hibbett Sports part-time

    Pros

    Excellent co-workers and great management. The hiring process was simple and created a great employee environment.

    Cons

    The pay was typical for a sporting goods store.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.


  5. "Sales associates"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hibbett Sports (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work with your schedule
    Company culture
    Improve your Communication skills

    Cons

    Employees are not motivated
    Impossible goals management expect from employees

    Advice to Management

    Better incentive for the work the employees do
    Return system is flawed


  6. "Hibbett Sports"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kilgore, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kilgore, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hibbett Sports full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work especially if you are a college student! Also it helps educate you on how to make sales and overcome objections to sale pitches. Great place to work

    Cons

    The pay could be a lot better.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to fellow employees


  7. "Too Much Politics"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hibbett Sports (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You Can Gain Knowledge & Quick Way To Get A "Lil" $

    Cons

    Company Is Behind: Doesn't Value The Store Managers: Don't Wanna Pay Store Managers What They Deserve For The Work They Do & The Service Standards And ETC That They Expect: Its DSM That Play Dirty Games To Get Back At Managers Who Won't Stand For BS or Be Their "Puppett": You Report Someone of Higher Power Then They Will Try To Plot On You To Get You Gone/ It's Distric Sales Mangers Who Will Have Favorites & Vouch For Others & Do Who They Least Like Dirty...They Brain Wash The DSM & Ap & ETC That They Forget Who They Are & Where They Come From...Its A Good Place To Gain Knowledge & Experience, I Wouldn't Recommend Getting Into Management If So No Higher Than Assistant Too Much BS You Have To Deal With & Worry About, Use It To Your Advantage Because The Mindset For This "Private Company" Is EVERYONE IS REPLACEBALE" Which Anyone Can Be But That Shouldn't Be The Mindset You Can Have A Hardworker Who Is Committed And Then Someone Who Isn't Committed That's Just Their For A Paycheck They Will Value Them A Lot More & Glorify Them...Best Thing Avoid This Company Too Many Politics And Some Racial Issues Also

    Advice to Management

    Start Putting The Right People With Good Hearts In Position, Value Employees Who Put They Time & Made Sacrifices To Work For This Company. It Honestly Need To Put "Younger" People In The Corporate Side Because They Wanna Be "Hip" To What's Hot & Wanna Understand The "Culture" But Don't Honestly Know Anything About It. Value Hard Working Employees/Put The Right People In Position/Needs Inprovement In Policies

  8. "Store Manager (Head Coach)"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hibbett Sports full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Promotes from within the company
    Continual training available
    Opportunity to "build" resume

    Cons

    Expectation/Responsibility outweighs compensation.
    Raises in pay are virtually unheard of, unless prompted by a change in job title.
    Overall experience depends, in large part, on each individual supervisor.
    In majority, employees that strive to achieve more are usually paid the same or even less, than those who simply just show up.

    Advice to Management

    Reward those employees, whom go over and above the minimum requirements.
    Don't allow those, whom are most disconnected (at the store level), have the only say in decision-making.


  9. "Assostant Coach"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Columbus, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Columbus, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Chill environment, and great people to work and have fun with

    Cons

    Pay is a little low especially for management

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Team player"

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

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, teaches how to speak and approach people

    Cons

    A bad manager can ruin you


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