Dick's Sporting Goods Job Application Guide
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$5 billion (2011)
Dick's Sporting Goods is a Fortune 500 company. They are one of the largest sporting goods stores in the world, with more than 450 stores in 42 states. The company employs more than 25,000 people.
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Before you can apply for a job at Dick's Sporting Goods, you will have to search and identify the job opening that's right for you. To start, simply enter your state, and then select the position that you're interested in. For the sake of this application guide, we applied for a cashier job. Your experience may vary slightly depending on the position that you're applying for.
The Dick's Sporting Goods job application is very straightforward, and it's among the simplest and quickest applications that we've seen. It would be great if applying for every job was this simple. From start to finish, it should take you less than 20 minutes to complete the application.
Before you start the application, you should prepare all of the information that you will need to get started. Here is a list of information that you will need to provide: Name, phone number, email address, home address, your resume, your scheduling preferences, your desired work schedule, your education, your employment history, and three references.
If you don't have a resume, you should take this opportunity to create one. Not only will a good resume help you improve your chances of employment at Dick's Sporting Goods, it's also a document that you can reuse over and over again during your job search.
If you don't have professional references, it's ok to list some personal references instead. Don't list family members, though. Instead, ask some people in leadership positions if they will be willing to be a reference for you. Teachers, ministers, and volunteer-related references are great in the absence of professional references.
Dick's Sporting Goods does not provide automatic application updates. To find out the status of your application, you will need to contact the hiring manager directly.
Dick's Sporting Goods is an equal opportunity employer.
Jobs available at Dick's Sporting Goods
In Dick's Sporting Goods stores, they are always hiring cashiers, sales associates, technicians, sales leaders, customer service specialists, assistant managers, and store managers. There are also many positions available in their distribution centers and corporate headquarters. Check back often to learn about new job openings as they're announced. Search jobs
Types of people Dick's Sporting Goods wants to hire
Dick's Sporting Goods is always looking for friendly, energetic, and hardworking people to join their team. Though it isn't required for all positions, a passion for sports and fitness is definitely preferred, especially if you want to work as a sales associate (customers will often for product recommendations, and it's important to be informed). Customer service and sales experience is valued at all levels of the organization, so you should try to emphasize those skills on your resume and application.
You must be at least 18 years old to work at Dick's Sporting Goods.
Dick's Sporting Goods was founded by Richard "Dick" Stack. Today, Edward Stack is the Chairman and CEO, and Joe Schmidt is the President and COO.
Dick's Sporting Goods is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DKS). In 2011 they reported $5 billion in revenue, $421 million in operating income, $350 million in net income, $3 billion in assets, and $1.5 billion in equity.
When Richard 'Dick' Stack opened the first Dick's in 1948, it was a simple bait and tackle shop. But by the mid 1950s his store had become successful enough that he was able to open a new store. Unlike the first, this one was not focused exclusively on tackle, and it expanded to include general sports merchandise as well.
In 1984, Dick Stack retired, and passed ownership of the company to his son Edward. Edward has been responsible for the expansion of Dick's Sporting Goods, and grew the company from a two store business to the 525 locations it has today.