SportsDirect Inc.
SportsDirect employees taking part in Movember

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why SportsDirect Inc. was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2016):

  • SportsDirect employees can unwind in an employee lounge that features comfortable seating, shuffleboard and video games, or maintain personal health and wellness with a subsidized membership to the company's onsite gym
  • SportsDirect encourages employees to balance work and their personal commitments with alternative work arrangements, including flexible hours, telecommuting, and a shortened work week option -- and supports new families with maternity leave top-up payments, to 75% of salary for 17 weeks
  • SportsDirect offers a range of financial benefits, including new employees referral bonuses (to $1,000), generous year-end bonuses and a defined contribution pension plan to encourage employees to save for the future
SportsDirect employee grilling for the staff barbecue
SportsDirect employees square off over their favourite teams
SportsDirect employees at a golf tournament

Highlights

Industry Internet Publishing and Broadcasting
Established in Canada 1995
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 58
Part-time employees in Canada 93
Average age of employees in Canada 30
Longest serving employee 14 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national

The Career Directory

SportsDirect Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
SportsDirect employees took part in a Pie Throw event in support of Movember

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Internet Publishing and Broadcasting
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 58
Part-time employees in Canada 93
Student opportunities co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Work perks flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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