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Overall, satisfied with Sports Authority

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Store Manager
Current Employee - Store Manager

I have been working at Sports Authority

Pros

Decent benefits
Good customer base
Working with sporting goods
Good pay

Cons

Communication issues
Lack of resources for store level mgrs. (Payroll)
Poor real estate decisions
Keeping incopentant people in positions that need competance.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find a way to enforce / track job performance of various field staff.
Get the right people in the right positions like you said you were going to earlier in the year. Not just change the title of the person.
Give stores the resources to do their OWN marketing.
Payroll, payroll, payroll. You want satisfied customers? You want to be a leader in tech services? Give stores the resources to make it happen

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  1.  

    Interesting Business - Good People

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    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Sports Authority

    Pros

    Solid, dedicated people who are great to work with and are dedicated to doing a good job
    Fast-paced environment, with lots of stretch assignments and challenging opportunities

    Cons

    Too many conflicting priorities
    Unrealistic deadlines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on staff education
    Value knowledge and skill

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Experience, Valuable learning

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood, CO (US)

    I worked at Sports Authority

    Pros

    Great group with good leadership
    New technology

    Cons

    Support issues
    Lack of holiday time

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