NIKE Reviews

Updated 20 October, 2014
Updated 20 October, 2014
828 Reviews
3.9
828 Reviews
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NIKE President & CEO Mark G. Parker
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is good as long as your direct manager is on board too (in 63 reviews)

  • It is a laid back work environment, but there is definite emphasis on getting the job done (in 54 reviews)


Cons
  • Mandatory open availability makes it hard to maintain a healthy work/life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • Sometimes long hours and late nights at work in order to communicate with overseas vendors (in 23 reviews)

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  1.  

    Nike is a well run company, and they are a good employer.

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    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager

    I worked at NIKE full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    team environment; well run company; excellent benefits including stock options; supportive of employees; growth opportunities. Fun group of people to work with - helps to relieve the pressures and stress of the job.

    Cons

    work/life balance can be difficult to achieve at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fun times

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NIKE

    Pros

    Learned to appreciate proper footwear from a great company

    Cons

    No incentive to perform great with sales goals

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing place to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NIKE

    Pros

    Leading edge, creative, best ag what they do

    Cons

    Nothing. They are best at what they do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It's a good place to work and the experience you get will prove invaluable for the next step in your career.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I worked at NIKE full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salaries and benefits. They also offer stock purchase, retirement contribution matches and annual bonuses.

    Cons

    Since the major reorg a few years ago things have still not been sorted out and jobs are not clearly defined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to you mid and lower level employees, there is a lack of communication and senior managers work with their own agendas in mind.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    account executive in the Philippines

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Calgary, AB

    I worked at NIKE full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    i love working with footwear and apparel

    Cons

    low sales when Jordan retired in Basketball

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    i love sales business

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Incredible experience and career development but lacking in compensation for the level of work given

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at NIKE

    Pros

    good employee perks, casual yet professional work environment. company has a clear view of their goals and business objectives.

    Cons

    career growth of it's employee's is not really a priority for the company, there is no incentive for current employees to stay at the company and continue to work hard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    career development is key for all employees and it should be taken seriously as it will only benefit nike to further invest in employees' knowledge and skill set. opportunities such as 'stretch projects' are great ways to do this but a 'stretch assignment' can only go on so long before it ends up being a permanent responsibility that the employee should then be compensated for.

    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    great brand, terrible company

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    Current Employee - Accounts Executive in Thornhill, ON
    Current Employee - Accounts Executive in Thornhill, ON

    I have been working at NIKE

    Pros

    It is a very strong brand with an established, mature business
    They make great product

    Cons

    they don't care about employees

    Approves of CEO
  9. 5 people found this helpful  

    Great Company

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    Former Employee - Athlete in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Athlete in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at NIKE part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nike holds a lot of events which employees can be a part of, room for growth and development depending how you apply yourself. Meet many great people as well. Benefits are good, if your are full time.

    Cons

    Pay is average, not outstanding considering its a huge company. Hours are hard to come by, based on business needs. Use to be fun to work for, parties, employee events, better perks but have noticed a decline in "employee appreciation".

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nike

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NIKE

    Pros

    As far as retail goes, this was easily one of the best jobs I have ever had. It is a great atmosphere and you sell an awesome product.

    Cons

    Typical retail frustrations. I have nothing negative to say about my time as an employee with Nike.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I enjoyed my time with Nike. I left only seeking a greater management opportunity.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Work hard and everything will pay off

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    Current Employee - Athlete-FT in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Athlete-FT in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at NIKE full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The staff culture is full of various people and the benefits are extremely helpful.

    Cons

    Difficult to move up into management because it is highly competitive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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