Pros: allotment(free sport performace shoes, free sport performance pants) every 3-4 months, free lunch during big events, meet famous people, hear about new products
Cons: short breaks
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 – more... 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 closing or not if your closing you have to wait to all the customers are cleared out then you have to start cleaning your zone making sure there are no clothers on the fitting room racks, all the clothes are hung up in size order, pants are haung right, t shirts are put aways then you will have a closing hudle there you will hear what was said in morning hudles, give reconition to to co-workers, hear if we met daily sales goals.
I learned everything I know about customer service there, it was such a great experience the manager really take there time to help you understand what your doing and make sure you do it well, they really want to see you suceeced, customer service is really important to adidas and I really got to experience what outstanding customer service is, adidas really molded me to have great customer service, this was my first job and I wish everyone could have the experience I did I am very thankful
The managment team there is awsome, I mean they have flaws here and there, but they are the most genuinest people I have worked with, they were my biggest cheerleaders, they believed in me even when at time I didnt believe in myself, they were welcoming, friendly and very understanding.
My co workers are awsome, from the first day they greeted me with open arms, being patience and always willing to answer and questions.
There really is a hard part of this job its only hard if you make it hard.
I really enjoyable part about working at adidas, were my co workers, managers, and the customers. I met all kinds of people from all over the world. This is a part of my life I will never forget. – less