Productive and exciting work environment with High Performance Team
adidas is a great brand to work for underpinned by a sporting culture. There has been a significant change to the brand direction and although it is an exciting opportunity for new challenges; there is also a level of uncertainty and a lack of clear direction. I am passionate about the brand and all that it represents and thoroughly enjoy my work environment and the team. The hardest part of the job is keeping focus with so many requirements which often leads to an imbalance in work/family/lifestyle. The best part of the job is that no 2 days are the same and even after 8 years with the company; I am still learning something new every single day!
ProsBenefits - medical aid, RA, Life cover, lunch subsidy, exercise classes in working hours
ConsLong hours, lack of brand direction and stressful environment
It’s a part time job whereby I am placed at selected stores to give technical advice about Adidas products to the customers and increase sales. During my time I learnt the different types of shoes suitable for different types of people. Management at the stores is very welcoming and the Adidas Manager whom we report to is easy to work with and always willing to help. And she promotes a positive working culture amongst the other brand coaches. The hardest of the job is making sales to a customer who has been using a specific brand and having to convince them that they should try Adidas. Most enjoyable part of the job apart from the free Adidas apperal is interacting with customers and hearing their views about certain events
The workspace and how you much you enjoy it is based on your colleagues. If you don't get along with them you are doomed. Teamwork is essential. If you want to progress in the company be open about it. The work is never ending because you need to have the store at high retail standards at all cost. The work can be a bit of an overload at times. Again teamwork.. also managers constantly change. If avoid be a 'teachers pet'. Every manager has their own expectations and goals, so learn to adapt. And oh salaries are always an issue.
ProsThe uniform is free ( just don't leave within 6 months)
• Accountable & Dedicated
• Driven & work with little supervision
• Problem solver & Conceptual
• Multi-task & work well under pressure
• Competent team player
• Organised & Sufficient
• Strategist & Visionary
• Flexible & Proactive
Amazing colleagues who advise one both in and out of the office.
Hardest part has been unable to realise/pin-point areas I feel I need to improve on going forward.
Most enjoyable part of my job has been writing, writing and writing!
work consisted of making sales, approaching customers and encouraging them to purchase. Product knowledge and demonstration on customers were part of the work role. Cashing goods; stock check and ongoing training with new product development and technological changes were other responsibilities.
managment and co workers maintained a good rapport and supported each other favourably.
Retail hours were the most difficult considering the peak season.
But the most enjoyable was meeting sales targets
Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service
Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards
Maintain a fully stocked store
Ascertain customers’ needs and wants
Recommend and display items that match customer needs
Welcome and greet customers
Manage point-of-sale processes
Actively involve in the receiving of new shipments
Keep up to date with product information
Accurately describe product features and benefits
Follow all companies policies and procedures
It was fun working at adidas for festive season.Assiting customers about choosing the right product was hectic and dealing with impatient customers was also hectic but convienced them in a patient manner. I learnt that there was alot of sales competition and the sale was very good in such a way that it helped customers purchase affordable goods and also it had a positive impact on the company.The management was excellent and the workplace culture was also interesting.
A typical day at work can be easy going with little foot traffic, essentially making it easy to perform our other duties such as replen of stock and stock counting. However when we have large sales on in store or around festive time it can be extremly hectic. Work becomes very fast paced and you are recquired to perform tasks in a shorter amount of time. It's non stop hustle and bustle but at the end of the day its worth it, once you see what it is you've accomplished, both as a team and as an individual.
it was so nice working for the company what i learnt is that the brand of adidas is loved by lot of people and is making you feel comfortable.this brand is managed by the highly educated people who knows and understand workers rights.my co workers we very friendly we were close.this job is not paying well.the most enjoyable part of the job is that we used to get adidas clothes as unirform and working with public is enjoyable
Proson fridays we used to buy ourselves drinks and chicken
Amazing to work here. Everyone is always happy, smiling and polite.
I have learnt most of my abilities in my time here, I am learnt not to judge as you don't know what the next person is going through.
Management is great, always helping and making sure everyone's okay.
The hardest part would be trying to make target when there are quiet days and the most enjoyable part would be when we do make target and just being with the staff.
Truly the worst job I've had. Turned me off retail and Adidas
Took a month for the store to finalise my hiring process. Which basically meant I missed out on other job opportunities while I was waiting. I found out this was a common practice for Adidas. Finally started the job really hopeful and excited to be working for a brand that I like. Quickly realised how bad the situation was at the Perth outlet store. My "training" was never officially completed which led to me being confused and never able to answer questions customers had about products. The actual amount of stock that we had at our store was so overwhelming that we could never find items that we knew we probably had, but could never physically reach it. More experienced staff would constantly comment on how the back warehouse should not be in this kind of condition. I then learnt that we were basically the dumping ground for all Adidas stock in the country. We felt completely neglected as a store.
The main issue that I ran into while working here was the fact that a 2ic manager had been hired who was completely unqualified for their position. This was so blatantly obvious to everyone who worked there, that we completely ceased to work effectively as a team. This manager had no intention of helping staff or using their position to make head office know how bad the stock situation was at our location. To say that there was a divide between this manager and the rest of the staff is an understatement. Issues such as arriving late to work (staff and customers would have to wai
ProsDiscounted clothing. Sunday pay rates.
ConsIncompetent Management. Neglected store. No job security. Toxic work environment. Slow boring days
Начну с того, что это не первая моя работа и не первое трудоустройство. Я всякое повидала, но ситуация с этой компанией крайне огорчила меня.
Скажу то, что это не первая моя попытка устроиться в эту компанию. Обещания работодателя, да и отзывы знакомых заставили меня заинтересоваться работой. Но в какие бы я магазины не отправляла заявки, мне, как правило, отказывали. Ну и бог с этим. Не так страшно. Не давно я снова оставила краткий запрос о трудоустройстве на их сайте и вскоре мне на почту пришел ответ с просьбой подробнее рассказать о себе, эдакое развернутое резюме. Самые обычные, стандартные вопросы. Быстро на них ответив и отправив ответным письмом, я начала ждать хоть какого-нибудь ответа. Он себя ждать не заставил: написала в ватсап девушка, представившись Юлей и сказала, что перезвонит завтра, так как до меня она дозвониться никак не смогла (что немудрено. Телефон у меня глючит и бывает не показывает мне звонок). Первое, что меня удивило (больше приятно) сразу же обращение на "ты". Это не плохо, многие большие компании практикуют подобное обращение. Второе: что девушка не забила и нашла способ связаться со мной. Тут я подумала, что все сложится наверняка. Но...нет. Позвонили мне, увы, после моего вопроса, мол, я ваш звонок не пропустила? И то, не сразу, а спустя время. Юля оказалась девушкой приятной и приветливой, поспрашивала самые обычные вопросы, на подобие: почему наша компания? Ваши увлечения и так далее.После же пообещала написать или позвонить вечером с реше
ProsСтарательный специалист по подбору персонала.
ConsБезалаберное отношение к времени возможных сотрудников.
A typical day would consist of being checked in at the door by a manager, then you would use your badge to get into the back (Stock Room) clock in, you would go get a walkie talkie, checking the chart to see what zone you will be covering, as soon as you get to your zone you would imeditaley start recovering(Cleaning) greeting customers helping them find what ever they need or helping them discover what they need, usually about 10 or 15 after you have been in your zone the TC (Team Captain) will come check in with you, see how your doing, let you know whats going usually if you have a mid day shift you will not be a part of morning hudle witch is where they go over things going on in the store as well as corpate, then you will discuss the store sales goal, what your personal sales goals are and how you will reach them, then after that your main focus is keeping your zone shoppable and interacting with as many customers as possible, every hour a tc will check on your give your "numbers" are a way the company keeps track of your personal sales goals when helping a customer you often have to keep telling them your name that way when they go check out a cahier will ask who helped them, then the cashier will enter yout badge number in the computer so it will keep track of number of customers you helped, average dollar amout your customers are spending, average number of item per transaction, and whole dollar amout, so every hour your "numbers should be going up" depending weather
ProsAllotment(Free Sport Performace shoes, Free Sport Performance Pants) Every 3-4 months, Free lunch during big events, meet famous people, hear about new products
adidas is an interesting place to work. On one hand I had fantastic direct managers who genuinely cared for me and my work, but at the same time their managers could care less about me or my work and were seemingly only focused on the bottom line.
Additionally, the work and projects were great for my career development, allowing me to learn so much in a short amount of time, but at the same time the projects often felt meaningless in the grand scheme of things with so many other folks working on nearly the exact same projects.
While I was able to build a great resume while working at adidas, allowing me to move into a better role at a better company, my biggest issue with working at adidas relates to the companies policies and practice around advancement. This is an organization that loves to highlight and reward it's high achievers with praise, financial incentives, and the never ending promise of a promotion on the horizon. I would know, I received exceptional yearly reviews every year and maximum bonuses, all the while being told that I was ready to "take on the next big role" or that my promotion was "just around the corner". I was literally told this for years, and I just kept my head down, sacrificing my home life to ensure that I could get that next step up. But it never happened, just more and more lip service, intended to keep me working hard.
Then the pandemic hit and I was laid off (actually laid off the day before anyone thought to tell me. I even went to meet
ProsGreat experience, good managers, discounts, lots of PTO, flexible work hours
ConsAwful HR, terrible workplace culture, employees are just an expense at the end of the day
Working at Adidas could be a blessing or a curse, depending on the day. Overall, the highlights of employment were enough to override the cons. The culture and the people that they employed were young, energetic, and positive people who shared a love for sports and fashion. The best part about the job was the fact that everyone seemed to care for one another and there was always someone who was willing to help develop you to the next level. Benefits were great, especially if it was your first full-time job.
The most difficult part of the job was the management and it's culture. At first, management led by example and genuinely wanted to help people move forward with their career aspirations. Now, the management team is beholden to sales goals and deadlines that take up the vast majority of their time. Managers also spent a majority of their time either working on office tasks, creating presentations for meetings, or "browsing" their emails. The focus on the associates and the team fell to the way side and the management team basically became a team of well-paid office clerks while the day-to-day managerial tasks fell to "elevated" associates. Most of these associates have no managerial experience but are expected to oversee store operations, delegate breaks and meal periods, and deal with corrective actions to their fellow associates. Not to mention, most of these elevated associates were making barely above minimum wage, not early enough to justify their new responsibili
ProsFull-time benefits, paid time off, discounts, insurance, tuition assistance
A typical day at Adidas would is coming in, clocking in, getting huddled in by your store manager or team leader & then going to work. A huddle is when you're being told who the top performers of the previous day were, today's store goal, weather or not we passed yesterday's goal, and anything else needed that'll make the store run more smoothly, like what the week's sales are and when they're going to end.
I learned a lot about sports performance sneakers, originals, and Adidas' apparel. It's more to it than I thought. At first it felt like a lot, but that was because I was completely new to it. I didn't know anything about it, but once you get the hang of it, it'll come so easy to you. The information about the products are definitely essential as a sales associate who spends a lot of time on the floor, assisting customers.
My Store Manager is cool, I like him. He's very flexible and empathetic yet he gets down to business at the same time. My team leaders are great for the most part, I feel secure in being taught by them and guided by them because they know what they are doing and have time under their belt. They also don't look at us sales associates like we're lower than them. I have respect for them.
My co-workers are good. There is always a good vibe at work. There are many jokes being passed during the day & lots of smiles. My co-workers make it easier to work and more enjoyable. The thing about my co-workers and I, is we know how to compliment each other and
ProsGreat team, located in a mall, great employee discount
ConsShort breaks, horrible hours, no benefits if you aren't full time
Customer Service Representative | Carlsbad, CA | 22 Jul 2013
Fast paced, but fun work enviornment. Required very high organizational skills.
I enjoyed every minute of my time at TaylorMade. I commuted 162 miles daily while taking care of my Grandpa so my workday began at 3:00 AM. I balanced the customer service line which included general consumers and retail accounts. Calls ranged from warranty issues, to placing orders or just general product questions, up selling was always encouraged and I excelled in this area. I later took on the role of a Territory Sales Support Representative and managed six accounts in Mexico which were difficult because of international shipping, payment, and communication issues. Along with this I supported a small territory in Southern CA, which included appx. ten accounts. Balancing all my duties was difficult at times but was extremely gratifying at the end of the day. Management was always supportive and my co-workers and I always worked together which made things very easy. TaylorMade strengthened my skills in so many areas such as customer relations, organization, and successfully meeting deadlines. I was very honored to be personally invited by President Mark King into The Red Hat Club which very few employees were included. I received this honor by dedication, and going way beyond the call of duty to provide the absolute best service possible. This award included a personal Lunch with Mark King and less than 40 individuals in the history of the company ever received this honor. I also was given the assignment of itemizing, organizing, and shipping products to TaylorMade's bigges
ProsGreat management, fun outside activities and outings.
ConsThe location was the only thing I can say hurt.
I was in IC during my time at adidas, and its fair to say that this is actually a review of TFE Logistics who is contracted by adidas to handle the day to day operations of the Distribution Center.
It is also fair to say that my overall experience at TFE was not terrible, I made a few friends there that i still speak with and generally i did not dislike my job. but overall this is not a good place to work. the pay is incredibly low for most positions, even management positions compared to other Warehouse/DC jobs. management opportunities are largely about who you know, not what you know. and there is a huge culture of distrust within senior management because they are trying to cling to that little control they actually have. if you smoke they are very anti smoker and you wind up standing in the street or riding around in your car if you want to get one. also having a cellphone on your person and having someone catch you with it is a terminable offense. its a large facility, and if something were to happen to you, it might be hours before someone actually finds you.
I was actually let go due to absences because my supervisor did not give my paperwork from the hospital to HR. i will say that HR did in fact try to reverse the decision at corporate in atlanta after finding that out, but ultimately that was too late. the biggest reason i think this oversight took place was due to what i said above, if supervisors feel like their little grasp of power was threatened, they w
ProsLight Industrial truck training in almost every forklift type there is.
ConsPay, Management clings to their 'little empires', advancement is all about who you know.
Managed retail sales staff of 40 members
Completed procedures required to make approved changes in purchase orders such as changes in price to store stock
Collaborated with store buyers to create action plans based on sales forecast reports
Liaison to Adidas Visual team to maintain adequate levels of high, customer demand merchandise
Tracked stock inventory utilizing company electronic tracking system
Prepared and reviewed incoming and outgoing correspondence
Monitored employee performance and provided constructive written and oral feedback
Oversaw the training of new and existing personnel on technologies, policies and marketing skills
Handled cash and credit transactions and made necessary adjustments to discrepancies by contacting the Department Manager.
Verified accuracy of electronic timecards (Workbrain) daily
Utilized company currency register system (Store 21) to complete opening and closing reports
New Store Opener
Planned and oversaw the opening of five new Adidas retail stores
Trained personnel on store policies and procedures
Event Staff Marketing/Planner
Organized and coordinated with companies to participate in opening events.
Traveled locally and nationally to host marketing events as the lead sales product manager (e.g., Boston Marathon)
Provided marketing and customer support at the annual NBA All-Star event representing Adidas Corporation
Selected as personal shopping assistant to VIP customers
No que diz respeito ao dia a dia minhas obrigações eram manter o balcão organizado e limpo, estar atenta aos clientes e ser prestativa a eles, esclarecer dúvidas, resolver problemas de forma a evitar leva-los até o gerente, estar sempre sorrindo e sendo simpática, dar explicações breves e claras aos clientes, lidar com a contabilidade de tudo o que entrou na loja no dia, organizar malote, resolver problemas com o sistema operacional da loja, ler e enviar e-mails, estar atenta as obrigações da loja que são enviadas por e-mail pelo superior e estar mantendo o gerente informado, abrir a loja no horário certo e fechar com toda a segurança verificando as luzes e os computadores e todos os processos de tranca da loja.
Aprendi a lidar com público e inclusive estrangeiros, a resolver problemas sobre pressão com calma, a pensar de forma rápida nas diversas situações, a mexer com sistemas comerciais em um prazo curto de tempo e a conviver em grupo.
Sobre a gerencia nada a reclamar.
Sobre os colegas de trabalho nada a reclamar.
A parte mais difícil do trabalho era organizar os malotes e outros serviços parecidos, de forma rápida e eficiente para ser entregue no prazo, sendo importante lembrar que essa preparação dos malotes eram feitas sabendo que a qualquer hora algum cliente poderia me solicitar e eu precisaria saber fazer os dois trabalhos de forma rápida sem que deixasse o cliente esperando.
A parte mais agradável do trabalho eram os elogios recebido dos clientes por te
ProsVale refeição ótimo, o melhor plano de saúde e salário ótimo.
ConsHorário longo e cansativo, não poder sentar durante toda a jornada de trabalho, fazer extras depois das 22:00.
Questions And Answers about Adidas
How would you describe the pace of work at adidas?
Asked 07 May 2020
Answered 24 Mar 2022
Fast moving and hectic
Answered 16 Oct 2021
How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at adidas? What are the steps along the way?
Asked 01 Oct 2019
About a week
Answered 16 Oct 2021
Depends on what you applying for, certain positions are harder and the process is longer, but generally not to long
Answered 28 Jul 2020
What is the interview process like at adidas?
Asked 17 Jul 2017
It depends on the position you apply for:
•permanent part-timer the interview is done by the store manager
•permanent sales associate the interview is done by the regional manager
Answered 30 Jun 2021
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