Reebok Reviews

Updated July 22, 2015
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Pros
  • Work Life balance is a huge plus (in 16 reviews)

  • The people who work there are great and provide a great working environment (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Also, there is a lack of clear strategy and common goals from Senior Management (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper Management does not care about the little people (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    As a former employee I was very dissatisfied with my over all experience with Reebok!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kittery, ME
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kittery, ME

    I worked at Reebok part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Reebok was clear about their mission statement, when it came to the company and their expectations. Very much into fitness and promote motivation through product and employees.

    Cons

    Did not feel appreciated by the company or the staff that I worked with. Also I attempted to shop online and purchase items through the website as a employee and did not get any assistance from staff, website, or technical support.

    Advice to Management

    Take responsibility for yourself, staff, and store and remain professional at all times.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Thumbs down

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

    I have been working at Reebok full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The facilities are excellent, and the trainers are accessible and happy to help you reach your fitness goals.

    Cons

    Terrible management. This company hasn't gone anywhere for years yet the same business practices remain.

    Advice to Management

    Start practicing what you preach.


  3. Helpful (2)

    Typical americanized retailer...

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

    I have been working at Reebok full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -networking opportunities -opportunities to move up/ increase potential -fast paced working environment -excellent benefits package -great discount across affiliated brands

    Cons

    -long hours/ minimal pay -challenges in attracting and retaining talent -difficult environment to be passionate in your role -high expectations with little to no recognition/ incentive to drive results -constant change in processes and procedure, consistently trying to adapt to a new culture. Very little time to evaluate processes when constantly adapting to new

    Advice to Management

    More focus on European style work ethic. Less focus on hitting targets, and more 'people focus' (customers and employees). Understand your employees want you to succeed, but you need to show your employees a sense of ownership and stability


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  5. Good ole boys culture that encourages backstabbing and lies

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Clearwater, FL
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Clearwater, FL

    I have been working at Reebok full-time (More than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Discount is good. Works at rebook and adidas. Not much else good to say. They reward for lies and tattling.

    Cons

    Paperwork training. Area and district managers ASK for dirt on assistant and store managers, if you don't have any, they ask you to find some for promotion. Very sketchy.

    Advice to Management

    Upper managers are shady and a liability. You are a law suit waiting to happen. I was asked constantly about me sm and asm and their performance. My area manager promised promotions for poor evals and false info, looking for a new job


  6. Watch your back, the Camera's are watching YOU!!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Texas City, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Texas City, TX

    I worked at Reebok full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing discount, fellow associates were amazing, this is a Fitness cultured workplace so the work uniform/dress code is very relaxed...you get to wear what you wear to the gym or if you don't work out you lounge around your house in!! Certain Leaders are amazing to talk with and pick their brain and have as mentors.

    Cons

    Lack or WORK/LIFE BALANCE. Don't try to call in sick ever, you will be told that you will still have to come in anyways, regardless of how sick you are and that you will just have to suck it and get over it!! They use the camera system that is installed to prevent shop lifting as a means to track employees and spot them doing something so they can fire them, regardless of whether the issue is actually something to be fired over or not!!

    Advice to Management

    Quit being petty little high school drama filled girls!! Not everything is a life or death situation, and not everything is exactly as how the camera conveys it!!


  7. Helpful (1)

    Fithub

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

    I worked at Reebok

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    co workers were really cool and a few of them were really into fitness which was fun to be around. Good benefits and health insurance. Fun fitness classes.

    Cons

    Not a clear vision for goals of the brand. only focused on selling and numbers not about being an ambassador for the brand. Hired people with little experience but then have high expectations to sell very technical and high price points. Very old school way of doing business... Needs to be more progressive to keep up with competitors. Product and designs aren't great for the price they sell for. Quality is subpar to competitors except for sneakers.

    Advice to Management

    Way of selling is so old fashioned. felt like I worked at forever 21 not a luxury brand which it seems like the company is going towards. You want to be up there with top brands; designs and apparel don't support that goal.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Multi Store Mamager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mall General Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Mall General Manager in Boston, MA

    I worked at Reebok full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Reebok was once a great place to work. It was fun and very people oriented. Great work - life balance, benefits, and discounts.

    Cons

    Once adidas took over and moved its upper management in the fun stopped. Constantly restructuring and changing strategy, while pushing great people out of the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through on what you say and commit to. You talk about wanting to develop talent and invest in people and yet you do the exact opposite.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Manager/Supervisor

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager/Supervisor in Pottstown, PA
    Former Employee - Manager/Supervisor in Pottstown, PA

    I worked at Reebok (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Insurance & discount. Paid holidays, vacations (if you get them). Honestly it does not have any pros except that it's in a mall

    Cons

    So disorganized & sexist. I'm a female with more than 5 years retail experience. All the other managers got paid more than me except another female manager and I came from a store worth more than 5x the reebok at the philadelphia outlets. Training was awful. I asked to get taken off the 401k and insurance and they never did. When I was on vacation they dropped all full-time employees to part time and didn't tell me until I got back from vacation and gave me a 36 hour notice of when it will be in effect. My pay got cut in half, no more paid holidays, vacation days, insurance, nothing at all. They knew for about a week and didn't tell me. Higher management was so dysfunctional. Worst retail experience I've ever had, made me ashamed to say I worked there. I was so miserable.

    Advice to Management

    Advice to management: quit while you're ahead. Complain to HR, because other management will put you on the back burner and so will corporate


  10. It's a very strange place

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

    I worked at Reebok

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great categories and good peers

    Cons

    Very weak senior management Lack of a real marketing culture

    Advice to Management

    Get hold of yourself and realize what you don't know and listen to your people


  11. I had a bad experience, but stuck with it because I needed the money

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

    I have been working at Reebok part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    employee discount, first to try the new gear/ first dibs on sizing.

    Cons

    push you so hard to sell and do better and never recognized when you do a good job, and no compensation for doing a good job, and it's minimum pay



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