Nike and Adidas make the list of top 100 places to work 2018

Nike and Adidas were listed as one of the top 100 places to work in the US for 2018.

Each year, the online job and recruiting site, Glassdoor, rounds up the top 100 places to work, and for 2018 – Nike and Adidas made the cut.


Nike was almost half way to the top at number 53 on the list- just behind Eli Lilly and Company at 52.

According to Glassdoor, the company has an overall rating of 4.0 and 81% of employees would recommend working there to a friend.

Some of the benefits whilst working for Nike include the 40% discount and the “great” sick pay, according to employee reviews.

A current worker from London wrote that it was “top of the food chain for retail work” whereas another labelled it as “hectic.”

As for actually getting the job, the difficulty of the interview was rated at an average 2.6 and 75% of people had a positive experience.

A Nike retail employee will earn between $7 to $15 an hour, with opportunities to earn additional cash bonuses, according to Glassdoor salary reports.

Nike has over 10,000 employees and their mission is “to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. *If you have a body, you are an athlete.’

The sports company previously made the list in 2016, where they came at number 47.


As for Adidas, who have a rating of 3.9, they were placed at number 93, following Ceridian at 92.

Workers can benefit from employee discount, which is 44% according to the reviews, free lunch or snacks and a gym membership.

A full-time employee said on Glassdoor:

“Brilliant brand to represent, with some inspiring brand ambassadors.”

However, they also mentioned the cons.

They wrote:

“Not much room for stepping up in the company if you cannot relocate.”

According to the website, an Adidas Sales Associate will typically earn $9.78 an hour, which is 2p over the average pay in the US and 87% of workers approve of the CEO, Kasper Rorsted.

Adidas’ mission is “through sport, we have the power to change lives.”

In 2017, the company came sixteenth on Glassdoor’s ‘Best Places to Interview’ list. However, this is the first time that Adidas have made ‘Best Places to Work.’

About Glassdoor

Glassdoor shares company reviews, salary reports, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and many others, straight from the horse’s mouth

The site can also be used for employers to post job listings and find potential candidates for available vacancies.

In 2007, the company was founded by Robert Hohman, Rich Barton and Tim Besse, with the motive “to help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love.”

Glassdoor is also available on a mobile app for IOS and Android users. On the Apple App Store, it is rated at number 19 for business apps with a 4-star rating.

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