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Sports Direct

Breakroom Rating
based on 50 job reviews
5.8/10
  • UK
  • Fashion retailers
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Sports Direct job reviews

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50 Sports Direct employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

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  • 3.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Casual Sales Assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Enough training
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Friendly
    Commission

    Worst thing

    Zero hour contract
    Unpredictable hours

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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    March 2020
  • 5.1/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £21,400 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Not enough training
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Picking

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not stressed
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The hours

    Worst thing

    0 hours contracts

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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Footwear manager

    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    Hours

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    March 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Retail Assistant

    • £8.27 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doesn’t recommend their team
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Commission and staff discount

    Worst thing

    Zero hour contracts

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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Shunter

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £4.58 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Good for students
    3. No paid breaks
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    February 2020
  • 1.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    They take into account my availability

    Worst thing

    Not allowed to sit down while working, even for a few minutes. Not allowed drinks on the shop floor.

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    December 2019
  • 9.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Not stressed
    3. Treated with respect
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    December 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Customer assistant

    • £6.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Good for students
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours sometimes

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    December 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    People and flexibility

    Worst thing

    No definite hours

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    December 2019
  • 3.5/10

    Shoe supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Not enough training
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The commission scheme

    Worst thing

    The workload and head office

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    December 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Customer assistant

    • £7.90 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Meeting new people

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff

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    November 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £5.72 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Sales

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Working under pressure

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    October 2019
  • 3.3/10

    Senior sales associate

    • £18,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Staff I work with

    Worst thing

    Not much progress

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    October 2019
  • 8.2/10

    Branch manager

    • Manages people
    • £35,000 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Treated with respect
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Fast paced environment, always keeping you challenged

    Worst thing

    The hours

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    October 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £20,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    It's easy work

    Worst thing

    Having to deal with awkward customers

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    October 2019