Compare Marks & Spencer vs Sports Direct BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. Sports Direct compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Marks & Spencer vs. Sports Direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marks & Spencer

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Sports Direct

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2998 reviews)
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 967 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 46% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

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Retail Sales Associate1 Salaries
A$8/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Marks & Spencer.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • Marks & Spencer had 55 more reviews than Sports Direct that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 382 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 310 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time

Pros

Look after you really well

Cons

Hire and fire fast

Current Employee - Shoe Supervisor

I have been working at Sports Direct full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Been with the company 7 years and loving every second of it. And with the scheme thats been added makes working here even better as every ones earnings is in our own hands .

Cons

There is no challenge with working here. Its retail Aslong as you communacate with your staff members you day always become enjoyful

Advice to Management

Keep up the hard work

Job Postings

Sports Direct has 174 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.