adidas Group
3.5 of 5 231 reviews
www.adidas-group.com Herzogenaurach, Germany 5000+ Employees

adidas Group Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.5 231 reviews

                             

84% Approve of the CEO

adidas Group Chairman and CEO Herbert Hainer

Herbert Hainer

(129 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
231 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "And no one really works too much for long periods of time, so there is work-life balance"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Awesome work environment great world renowned brand"
    in 19 reviews
Cons:
  • "senior management are out of touch with their employees; make them feel like they are incompetent"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Unrealistic forecasting and upper management did not support my division"
    in 6 reviews
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Intern Retail Strategy (Former Employee)

I worked at adidas Group as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat environment on campus like HQ. Supportive and inspirational managers

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Don't feel apart of something, just another sales person.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at adidas Group full-time for more than a year

ProsWorldwide Comapny with vast diverse range of products and outlooks.

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

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at adidas Group full-time

ProsGood opportunities, along with work life balance.

ConsLarge corporation brings different challenges

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice plact to work, but very underpaid

Customer Service Team Leader (Current Employee)
Stockport, England

I have been working at adidas Group

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

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great positions for interns!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Herzogenaurach (Germany)

I worked at adidas Group as an intern for less than a year

Proswork / life balance. salary. sport facilities

ConsHerzogenaurach does not have a lot to offer.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Better than I could have imagined

Intern (Former Employee)
Portland, OR (US)

I worked at adidas Group as an intern for less than a year

ProsCompetitive pay, fun office environment, sports-oriented campus, frequent interaction with upper management (all voices are heard), easy to collaborate with different departments. Structured intern program with over 40 other interns.

ConsNo guaranteed full-time positions for interns.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to foster personal growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Still need a step forward

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at adidas Group full-time for more than a year

ProsOne of the most passionate sports brand in the world.
Work environment.
Having a chance to improve your job skills and knowlodge everyday.

ConsA huge amount of work especially in Finance, you have to be quite experienced how to deal with multi-tasking jobs, people and underpressure of senior management..
Management team do not care your opinion and never give you a chance to raise your voice.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen and care of your employees' thoughts.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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amazing, great atmosphere

Retail Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Brooklyn, NY (US)

I have been working at adidas Group part-time for more than a year

Prosworking at the barclays center amazing location always busy

Consend of the nba season, less hours

Advice to Senior Managementneeds to be room for growth within the company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company!!!

Lead Sales (Former Employee)
Newport, RI (US)

I worked at adidas Group part-time for more than a year

ProsDiscounts, great work environment, international brand,

ConsI wasnt able to get full time work at the time.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Apparel Developer (Current Employee)
Portland, OR (US)

I have been working at adidas Group as a contractor for more than a year

Prosit is a great company to work for.

Consgetting more and more challenges at the job

Advice to Senior Managementsatisfied with compensation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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