I know that several of my colleagues will leave, and I definitely too. Adidas does not deserve good and engaged employees.
Why is this board so quiet? Layoffs are happening right now and no one is on here.
It seems in Tech organization “speaking” is the most wanted skill to grow. People who work their a-s off to clear sh-t are always overlooked. Also I always take care of my friends - you know what I mean :-)
The new remote working policy was a miss, at its best a pre-covid idea, massive disappointment and dissatisfaction. It perpetuates the boys club culture in campus and only benefits those who have a 5min commute aka senior leaders. The great... — read more
I work at the Portland office and in the past month alone 10-15 people I worked with have left. Some have left without having other employment lined up just to get a break. What the he-l is going on?
Adidas AG agreed to sell its underperforming Reebok business to Authentic Brands Group Inc. for up to 2.1 billion euros ($2.5 billion), adding another well-known name to the buyer’s growing lineup of consumer companies. The majority of the price... — read more
They just told us we're expected to be in the office 4 days a week, yet keep calling it a hybrid model. Interesting
A few weeks ago they announced the creation of a NAM digital hub which sounds like it is equating to the creation of several M1 (sr. director) and VP positions to align the NAM digital org closer to the EU org. I'm not particularly looking forward... — read more
In addition to paying out fees to Adidas for at least several years through a transition services agreement, Adidas was asking ABG to avoid layoffs of Reebok employees, even as it continued to feed Adidas’ sneaker distribution networks, insiders... — read more
NA / USA Untergang. 7/21/21 😢
Adidas will invest more than 1 billion euros in its digital transformation by 2025, including making its supply chain more agile to better deliver online orders quickly. (...) While the sporting goods industry has suffered from store closures during... — read more
I’m sick of this! I tried really hard to have a better performance, I thought it meant something here, but no. At least not in my case. The only thing I got was a burnout. I would like to know that the effort paid off for someone in this company in... — read more
https://www.sbnation.com/22313265/adidas-clown-shoes-tommy-cash too early for april fools
I joined the company over a year ago. I have the worst manager I’ve had in my 20-year-long career. He is incompetent, verbally abusive and downright vindictive if I happen to do something better than him. For some reason I am the only person he... — read more
Have there been layoffs this week? Somebody mentioned in another thread that 50 folks were shown the door at corporate but that's the first I've heard of it. I'm not at corporate so I might have missed it, though. If it happened, any ideas if it's... — read more
I understand that some people might be unhappy but Adidas is still one of the better places to work - and not just in our industry. When I hear from my friends what's been going on at their companies I'm grateful to be working here. Yes, there are... — read more
It is a matter of time that the “Ball” drops on the /// as witnessed in recent days with the lack of Senior Leadership. It’s going to happen, jobs disappearing, head count will be reduced by April approximately 200 jobs will be eliminated in NAM... — read more
Big CUTS in the next 2 months, come March the buildings that were cleared out will continue to divest the campus. What is to come is number reduction and decreased budgets for the next 4 year turnaround. The focus will be international sport and... — read more
I mean as an employer, of course? I got a job offer and what I've seen so far is good, but I figured to check here as well (since I'm active on the Nike board and I know people here are honest.) Would I be making a mistake if I decided to accept the... — read more
Kasper’s solution for every problem is to cut! Did our CEO ever create anything new? All the successes the last few years were started by the previous CEO Hainer...
D&I targets surpassed MAW continue to get the axe You are safe at adidas if you are recognized as part of the D&I community Middle Aged White Employees regardless of skill and experience are being let go faster than UB's going to clearance ... — read more
Actually it was never gone, except that now it is time for the next iteration and round of layoffs. Taking advantage of the Corona and the fact that the flow of information is not that optimal anymore, backed by NDAs and other Omertà like agreements... — read more
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-22/adidas-is-preparing-sale-of-reebok-brand-manager-magazin-says Adidas AG, the German sportswear giant, is exploring a sale of its Reebok brand, according to a person familiar with the... — read more
What happened with Fumbi.....why did she leave?
https://footwearnews.com/2020/business/executive-moves/jon-wexler-exits-adidas-yeezy-1203048501/ Longtime Adidas executive Jon Wexler is leaving the company. The athletic brand informed its employees of Wexler’s departure in an email today... — read more
Will Adidas fire her as they do with union organisers? Mr Rotstift is tone deaf and only interested in numbers. Any thing in the way will be swept aside... — read more
Last Friday they sent out an email saying all retail employees are furloughed beginning may 4(today) They had pay continuation for the last few weeks during closure but now they are just furloughed. In Portland and herzo they started... — read more
https://www.adidas-group.com/en/media/news-archive/press-releases/2020/ad-hoc-adidas-stops-share-buyback-program/ Considering the high level of economic uncertainty caused by the dynamic developments related to the coronavirus outbreak, the... — read more
The layoffs did not stop. It is just that they are carried discreetly. This week, the HR boss was boasting on the internal social media, that some departments were reorganized, which meant that 50 people were more or less made redundant. He missed... — read more
Make no mistake to think the transformation is ending. At least in Germany, they will do anything to get rid of people and move headcounts around. Just have a look on social media and you will see the company's mouthpiece advertising already the... — read more
People are being asked by the local directors in different markets, regions and hubs to participate in the pulse survey and rate the company very positively so that they are not marked as detractors and next on the gallows. The same happened here in... — read more
The layoffs have not stopped in the HQ and are done silently, sometimes without the knowledge of the WoCo or with their silent approval. The CFO wakes up in the morning, arrives at work, fires or decides to fire a few people, has lunch, a couple of... — read more
Heard the Works Council is slowing this process down from someone in the know. Curious if anyone has heard anything about what might happen in Portland... Gotta assume the company wants layoffs to happen before the end of the year so people... — read more
Today in the internal All Hands with the CEO - the CEO did not deny any massive layoff claims, in fact suggesting at one point "that times ahead will be dificult" - in the sense of reducing number of "human" resources; There are rumours... — read more
The numbers that are mentioned in these posts and were mentioned in the local newspapers were not accurate. The plan is to layoff around 1500 people by the end of 2020. This is global and not only HQ and will not only impact IT.