Decathlon Sports India

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Decathlon Sports India Reviews

Updated October 24, 2014
Updated October 24, 2014
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  1.  

    Good to start with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Ability to take own / quick decisions
     - Young and Dynamic workforce

    Cons

    - Working environment
    - Politics in top management

    Recommends
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    Great unique different from other companies interview process.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The company is having a very friendly relationship with its employees, provides autonomy and great opportunities for promotions in short duration, people have different options after initially joining as sales manager because the company is integrated.

    Cons

    The greatest challenge is standing for all eight hours during work, other thing is mobility people are ready to be mobile but the accommodation is not taken care by the company and when they are shifted they are paid same as before.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide accommodation facilities when you shift people from one place to another.

    Recommends
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  3.  

    exciting and progressive if you are willing to work hard & smart

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Decathlon Sports India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    youthful and sporty work environment

    Cons

    work on weekends as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to set the right standards for the employees to get inspired..

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    I dont go to work every day. i go to my passion every day !!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    1 - Independent Thinking is encouraged
    2 - No spoon feeding
    3 - Creativity is the only way. No SOPs which are adhered too.
    4 - Customer Satisfaction is really taken seriously.
    5 - You find your way around a problem
    6 - Entrepreneurial Spirit - you manage your own business.

    Cons

    None for me.
     But for newcomers and experienced chaps from other companies - would be difficult to understand what this company is all about and the passionate people who work here..
     We do not care if there are no ACs, no canteen, no fancy designations, no long working hours, monday morning blues...
    If you are passionate about sports and willing to work hard - then this is the place to grow.

    my advice - look at sports champions like tendulkar, federer, usain bolt - you think they cared if there were ACs, Canteens, 9-6 training hours...They had passion and wanted to succeed...If these values are not in sync with your values - Then very difficult for you and your project.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To open more and more Decathlon Stores in India so that working culture spreads.

    Recommends
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  6.  

    Friendly environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India

    Pros

    Very friendly work culture . Encouragement for good work.

    Cons

    Timing , offs, polices, training , time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should manage correctly on working hours

    Recommends
  7.  

    good for freshers.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    better platform/spring board FOR freshers.

    Cons

    TRAINING is pathetic, ERP Training is nil, you get to know things only when u start digging into it. until then u will have 0 clue on what's happening/how its happening.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ALWAYS have PLAN B

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  8.  

    Coolest and most unique Company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time

    Pros

    From the way of recruitment to the way of working ,everything is just perfect in it's own way.No body cares if you are an undergraduate or a post graduate,all that matters is performance.
    You perform you grow..and there is no limit of growth and don't even get me started on the the speed of growth.You perform and you take a salary that your friends can only think of.
    Flat heirarchy,an amazing adaption.Being a decathlonian is one of the coolest thing you will do in your life...Customer oriented pproach in everything we do.To sum it up If you are not one of those boring person who wants to live a boring life in a boring cubicle at boring working hours of 9 to 6 come join Decathlon.

    Cons

    Are you kidding???People who are writing bout long hours of work and bad management are most probably one of those who like to work in a small room daily on the same seat with the same salary for ages from 9 to 6.in short who are boring and likes monotonous jobs.sorry folks but this is not the decathlon's way.People this is called flexibilty and adaptability.It's a sports company and fitness is the mantra and therefore we along 'with our CEO' likes to stand and work.Two different types of people exist..followers and leaders..we are leaders and we like to lead by an example.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep a fitness check of the employees from time to time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    A brilliant place for a beginner to start off

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India

    Pros

    Good growth options in the early chunk of your carrier, lots to learn and, and decision making power. Over all good working culture

    Cons

    Can not be seen as an ultimate job company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just perfect

  10.  

    DO NOT FALL INTO THIS TRAP - The worst place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Thane (Australia)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Thane (Australia)

    I worked at Decathlon Sports India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    are u kidding me?
    The only pro is that whatever you do next is always gonna be better.
    Employee rapport is extremely good.

    Cons

    Its a company which fools sports passionate people into doing the job of a salesman.
    Say goodbye to your life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn from your French counterparts on how to treat your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Challenging & Dynamic Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Linux Administrator in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Linux Administrator in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Decathlon Sports India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Been working for last 3 years in a tough n challenging environment..
    Awesome launchpad for Freshers..
    Management will assign huge responsibilities and challenges once they believe in ur work...

    Cons

    Work hours and 6 days working is a concern..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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