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Sport Chalet Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  • Schedule varies week -2- week, pushing Credit Cards is all that matters (in 19 reviews)

  • No raises, dealing with rude customers, low pay (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "customer service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Manager in Chico, CA
    Former Employee - Front End Manager in Chico, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sport Chalet (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great benefits works with your schedules

    Cons

    went out of business bankruptcy

    Advice to Management

    new job


  2. "working here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Porter Ranch, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Porter Ranch, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sport Chalet part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy hr great benefits and pay for entry level job

    Cons

    real strict when it comes down to money if some goes up missing they question you even if you had nothing to do with the money going missing not flexible schedules


  3. "Sport Chalet was good when it was private."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Sport Chalet full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity for promotion
    Flexible Schedule
    Life long friends

    Cons

    Liquidated
    Does not exist anymore
    A lot of gossip


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  5. "Poor Organization"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Other employees bond of the poor leadership

    Cons

    Bad schedules, dumb standards, poor store layout

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees better


  6. "Ok first time job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fitness Specialist in La Canada Flintridge, CA
    Former Employee - Fitness Specialist in La Canada Flintridge, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, not great place to work with those people

    Cons

    Crazy management that drove numbers down your throat and attempted to drive product down customers'

    Advice to Management

    Numbers don't matter as much as people


  7. "Sad to see you go"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Engaging coworkers
    Fulfilling work when interacting with customers and community

    Cons

    Unorganized retail structure
    Inefficient labor, management, and merchandising

    Advice to Management

    Hire better employees


  8. "Don't work here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There are absolutely no pros

    Cons

    Went out of business


  9. "Sporting Goods stores"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apparel Department in Temecula, CA
    Former Employee - Apparel Department in Temecula, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a very enjoyable job, very friendly people, very helpful staff, bosses were very attentive, very clean, discounts were good and free rentals

    Cons

    Very expensive merchandise the discounts did not help to much when you can go to a cheaper sporting goods store for same things

    Advice to Management

    Need to be a little more attentive to the employees and more aware of rushes when back up is needed


  10. "DM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Outstanding place to work prior to acquisition

    Cons

    Was purchased by vestis, they didnt understand our company nor our customers


  11. "saw it coming"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerical
    Former Employee - Clerical

    Pros

    free rentals, flexible hours and not much else

    Cons

    management, lack of opportunity, horrible workplace



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