About Adidas

The adidas Group strives to be the global leader in the sporting goods industry with brands built on a passion for sports and a sporting lifestyle. Our company’s success is based on our unique brand portfolio and the outstanding performance, passion and creativity of our employees. The adidas Group helps athletes perform better play better, feel better. Our products break records, set trends, make history. adidas Spain employs over 1000 people. The Spanish Headquarters is in the province of Zaragoza. Our Sales and Retail teams are located all around the country. At the adidas Group, our love for sport drives who we are and what we do. Every day

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services, Retail
Number of employees 1156
Number of active countries 160

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Adidas

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Long-term incentives
  • Training investment
  • Secondary benefits
  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Special assignment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Telephone allowance
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Bicycle scheme
  • Company car
  • Entertainment allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Employee debt support
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Nutritional information programmes