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adidas Group Reviews

Updated 14 November 2014
Updated 14 November 2014
306 Reviews
3.5
306 Reviews
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adidas Group Chairman and CEO Herbert Hainer
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is exceptional, almost too life balanced- re: opposite of NYC (in 26 reviews)

  • Work life balance is great, corporate really cares about their staff, fun work environment (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Lots of politicking between senior management (in 11 reviews)

  • Full-Time not available for anyone who isn't a manager (in 9 reviews)

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    Adidas Intern

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    Former Employee - Footwear Developer
    Former Employee - Footwear Developer

    I worked at adidas Group as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great environment with amazing facilities, creates a great atmosphere and culture, and consequently strong relationships

    Cons

    Company politics, things are'nt as simple as they seem. At times lots of pressure is placed on the developer

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    great workplace to start from.

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England

    I worked at adidas Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great staff environment, loads of opportunities to progress career, very involving company

    Cons

    salaries are not high enough for the name of the company, and especially for the amount of work employees have to put in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Intern COE Retail

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    Former Employee - Intern Retail Strategy
    Former Employee - Intern Retail Strategy

    I worked at adidas Group as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great environment on campus like HQ. Supportive and inspirational managers

    Cons

    Highly structured and a good job does not result in a full time position

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Don't feel apart of something, just another sales person.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England

    I worked at adidas Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Worldwide Comapny with vast diverse range of products and outlooks.

    Cons

    Total miscommunication throughout the company leading to mixed messages going out for release dates and when this information proves wrong either down to a short delay or most of the times the date being shifted for several months it not only portrays a unstable company it also comes across to the customer that staff seem distrusting and end up loosing credibility.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get coherent communication and branding strategy throughout, take notice of entry level staff and make them feel apart of something.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at adidas Group full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities, along with work life balance.

    Cons

    Large corporation brings different challenges

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Nice plact to work, but very underpaid

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Team Leader in Stockport, England
    Current Employee - Customer Service Team Leader in Stockport, England

    I have been working at adidas Group

    Pros

    free gym, free parking, great people to work with, get to meet some sporting stars, nice environment with the new office building.

    Cons

    not enough money for the responcibilty, too many managers, too much work for the head count on the floor, managers are recognised but not the staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more appreciation should be given as the responcibilty put on staff far outways the salary's paid.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at adidas Group

    Pros

    excellent building, everybody is willing to teach you. good benefits and bonuses

    Cons

    there are no cons always something new

  9.  

    Junior Accountant at FSS Porto, Portugal

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    Former Employee - Junior Accountant in Porto, Oporto (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Junior Accountant in Porto, Oporto (Portugal)

    I worked at adidas Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance.
    Mobility within functions and international vacancies/projects.
    Organized and methodic workflow, with clear policies and procedures.
    Collaborative and open environment.
    Good perks (flextime, sports hour, german language lessons, birthday off, etc.)

    Cons

    Low wages
    Unnecessary meetings
    Unclear career path / future opportunities that may derive from high performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in continuous improvement activities.
    Build prospective career plans for high talented employees.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    adidas Group was a great company to work for, and I highly recommend to friends looking to find a position in sports.

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    Former Employee - Product Line Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Product Line Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at adidas Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The atmosphere around the Canadian head office helped me to enjoy my job. The pay, bonuses, benefits, holidays, and perks of working in the sports world with a power house brand was second to none.

    Cons

    There isn't much room for advancement in the building. Unless you are prepared to be transferred it's tough to advance in a timely manner. Too much good talent has walked because of this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a look at a some of your management that is floating along, not leading their teams in the way adidas Group should be.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Loved adidas!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at adidas Group

    Pros

    Great work life balance competitive pay very reasonable work loads and great product!

    Cons

    Constant change in upper management personnel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some continuity with upper management team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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