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Hibbett Sports Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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Pros
  • It was a very laid back job that didn't require much work (in 18 reviews)

  • Employee discount is generous, and you have the chance to earn spiffs if you sell the right product (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay unless you're a store manager or higher (in 32 reviews)

  • If you're a head coach, be prepared to work well more than the mandated 48 hours a week (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Your typical sales job, just very low pay."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Maryville, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Maryville, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Organized, clear objectives, instructions for everything that should be done. Team aspect is clear, chance to advance within the company.

    Cons

    Very low pay, harsh rules in some areas, open on holidays. Also truck can be over bearing and customers can get mad if you don't have a certain product.

    Advice to Management

    Cut thanksgiving and Christmas Eve off your schedule. Increase pay to employees, make team meeting videos shorter.


  2. "Head Coach"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Coach in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Head Coach in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good supervisors, great management experience, never have the same day twice

    Cons

    Pay is middle lower scale compared to other retailers


  3. "Okay college job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Monroe, LA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Monroe, LA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management and close knit workers makes working joyful.

    Cons

    Unorganized and would not spend the rest of my career in this company.


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  5. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Montgomery, AL
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Montgomery, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great working environment. Team based atmosphere. Learned the basics of retail dealing through a franchise.

    Cons

    Low pay and sometimes you don't get as many hours as you would like. Short hours and no commission pay.

    Advice to Management

    Work on development sales associates into the management training programs to keep them as a career opportunity.


  6. "Not a bad job while in school"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mitchell, SD
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mitchell, SD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Your co workers will determine how much you enjoy working here
    Huge discounts on merchandise that's on sale

    Cons

    Higher ups expect alot for very little pay
    Some customers can be dicks


  7. "Team Player"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Hibbett Sports part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Will work around school schedule

    Cons

    Raises are few and far between


  8. "Excellent training program"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lovington, NM
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lovington, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Its a fun place to work! I owe the best of my management training to them. If you really take the time to do the work you will learn so much from their training courses.

    Cons

    You can not leave the sales floor unattended at any point only 2 employees with 2 customers needing shoes one has to wait an employee in the bathroom while you need to grab a shoe customer has to wait you can see how this rule can put you in awkward situations but other than that its a great place to work


  9. "Store Assistant Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Hibbett Sports is a awesome company to work for, One of the main reason you get to meet new people everyday and all of hibbett sports employees seems like family .

    Cons

    There are really not many downside about hibbett sports , only thing is that I think manager's should get paid a little more !

    Advice to Management

    To be a manager for any company you need responsibility example don't come in to work late and make sure you learn how to do the small things before you learn the night thing, and a great work ethic


  10. "Sales Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Broussard, LA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Broussard, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hibbett Sports (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hours flexible for students. Great side job for part-time. Not too demanding. Customers are almost always friendly.

    Cons

    Work effort depends on area. The smaller the area, usually, the less you work. Pay is substantial, depends on position within company. Not too many opportunities to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Broussard store is amazing! Beau is a great manager and should keep doing what he's doing.


  11. "Hibbets review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, SC

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

    Pros

    Good working environment to be in

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours


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