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Hibbett Sports Reviews

Updated October 13, 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. "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.


  2. "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.

  3. "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


  4. "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


  5. "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


  6. "Head Coach"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - General Manager in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is a friendly atmosphere and a feeling of camaraderie. There is an employee discount, insurance, 401K and stock option plan.

    Cons

    This is a good job if you enjoy a fast paced environment with the public. There are opportunities to learn from and overcome challenges.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your team; we are here to help because we believe in this company. We understand the pressure that you're under and would like to help.


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - G4S Security Officer
    Former Employee - G4S Security Officer

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

    Pros

    I was able to interact with new people everyday and satisfied their needs for what they were looking for.

    Cons

    Only offering part time and low pay

  8. "sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kissimmee, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kissimmee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good deals, helpful staff, making people smile

    Cons

    mostly the rate of pay


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company overall"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Clinton, MO
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Clinton, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, management is friendly. Products sell themselves

    Cons

    Low pay, nothing else to mention.

    Advice to Management

    You have probably heard this hundreds of times, but raise the store employee's pay.


  10. "Assistant Coach"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports full-time

    Pros

    Great job for younger, we'll motivated adults

    Cons

    Sometimes the workload is much more demanding than the pay is worth.


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