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Decathlon Reviews

Updated November 23, 2017
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  • Work Life balance could be better managed (in 31 reviews)

  • Low salary level compared with market (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Good company for young people to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Decathlon full-time

    Pros

    life & work balance, a lot to learn, being encouraged to take initiative

    Cons

    below average salary

    Advice to Management

    too frequently human change in the upper level management


  2. "Hostile Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Decathlon full-time

    Pros

    There are no deadlines to reach, as the operations of company is extremely slow in growth. Lacks overall organization, therefore you don't have to really do any work most of the days.

    Cons

    Uptight, incompetent and narcissistic people are sent from HQ to open in new countries. With zero knowledge of the local market, while conducts zero marketing research. Controls heavily local talent, so they can remain in executive positions while being incompetent.

  3. "Sales consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Decathlon part-time

    Pros

    Well paid, Good environment, good formation

    Cons

    Mangement, product, logistic, cash and guards


  4. "Dept Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Decathlon full-time

    Pros

    Young team, good communication atmosphere, basic retail knowledge

    Cons

    Low salary, intense working work, customer complaint

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Decathlon Store Department Manager Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Decathlon full-time

    Pros

    1. Basic knowledge of retailing in sport-related products.
    2. Relatively complete training system for employees.
    3. Energetic team

    Cons

    1. not transparent promotion procedure.
    2. low salary.
    3. training system is not advanced.

    Advice to Management

    improving employee retention is as important as making customers happy


  6. "Supply Chain Production Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Decathlon full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, autonomous opportunity, flexibility

    Cons

    Management team needs to be reviewed about their team members. Some managers are unqualified to the management job. It is not good to keep high performance employees in the company.


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good atmosphere. Good colleagues

    Cons

    nothing I can think of.

  8. "Department manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    good working environment, everyone is energetic and active

    Cons

    over time and overnight remove


  9. "To supervise the prodcut flow. make the order decision"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Production Leader in China, ME
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Production Leader in China, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    good company culture, good training programe, have the chance to learn more things

    Cons

    low salary
    too much workload

    Advice to Management

    improve the salary we got


  10. "Saleswoman"

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    Former Employee - Saleswoman in Rennes (France)
    Former Employee - Saleswoman in Rennes (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Decathlon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good group dynamic and enriching sales experience

    Cons

    If you don't have any clients, you can get bored


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