Academy Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.1
60%
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  • "Bad management (store directors)(in 3 reviews)

  • "Lots of late nights (mostly spent helping others not doing their work so the "whole team" aka all employees can leave at the same time)(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "hats"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Academy full-time

    Pros

    all hope work hard good many

    Cons

    bad all hope work hard good

  2. "Excellent School"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Educator in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Academy full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful staff to work with

    Cons

    Small staff dining area though


  3. "Poor management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Academy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits are pretty good, standard benefits Pay is decent

    Cons

    Management does not care about team workers Training is not really given, thrown onto the register

  4. "Fun job, terrible management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Weatherford, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun job, great hours, good team

    Cons

    Terrible management, not enough pay

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  5. "Not the greatest"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy part-time

    Pros

    Good pay probably 9$ an hour

    Cons

    Can’t leave register to go to bathroom

  6. "Working at Academy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compliance Analyst in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Academy is a great place to work I would still there if they did not have to lay off

    Cons

    The cons are they had to lay off

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  7. "Don’t get pregnant while working here"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Galveston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None None None None None

    Cons

    They’ll fire you for going to the ER and calling in during pregnancy. #knowyourrights #lawsuit

  8. "Sales Rep"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy full-time

    Pros

    You get to meet nice people

    Cons

    Benefits could be a little bit better

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  9. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy to make over time

    Cons

    Too corporate at times

  10. "Asset Protection is a joke"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Academy full-time

    Pros

    They paid me and that’s about it.

    Cons

    You get to stand at the podium for hours on end, doing nothing but keeping track of the door alarm.

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