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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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    Good Experience, Valuable learning

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    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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  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Some bright spots, but in the end, should have been better.

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

    I worked at Sports Authority

    Pros

    Worked with a very good team.
    Some good people in various departments.
    Corp discount is like crack to employees.

    Cons

    Nepotism rules.
    Serious turf wars.
    Corp HQ building is outdated.
    Numerous staff in Merchant group that should have been shown out long ago.
    Empty promises.
    Lack of apparent direction by senior mgmt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your staff.

    No opinion of CEO
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