Nike Inc. Voted #25 in Best Places to Work Survey

Posted March 31, 2015 by

Nike logoIt is important to most of us that we enjoy our work but difficult to know when you’re looking for a job whether we’ll be happier working for one employer versus another. A great way to know if an employer offers a great place to work is to ask the people who know the organizations best — their employees. For the past seven years, Glassdoor has awarded its Employees’ Choice Awards to honor the 50 best places to work.  For 2015, the 25th best place to work was Nike Inc.

“Just Do It” is the famous catchphrase of Nike Inc., a multinational corporation in the United States responsible for designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing and selling around the world its footwear (such as Air Jordan’s), apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.  Headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, Nike is one of the biggest suppliers in the world when it comes to athletic shoes and clothing.  Originally founded as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in January 1964, the company transitioned into Nike Inc. in May 1971.  Currently, Nike has over 44,000 employees around the globe.  In addition, the company was the most valuable brand among sports businesses in 2014.

Why work at Nike Inc.?  If you like being creative, you will be part of a culture that promotes innovation in order to solve problems for the modern day athlete.  The environment is made up of people with a passion for Nike’s brand, products, and also sport.  At Nike, you will have the chance to reach your own potential while helping athletes do the same.

Nike Inc. offers corporate and retail career opportunities, which include the following:

  • Corporate Services
  • Design
  • Digital & Technology
  • IT
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Merchandising
  • Product Development
  • Retail Corporate
  • Retail Stores
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain

In addition, Nike has its own internship programs for individuals who can help the business achieve the goal of bringing innovation and inspiration to athletes worldwide.  Some areas for these internships include:

  • Design
  • Digital & Technology
  • Finance
  • Global Communications
  • Supply Chain

Sources: Glassdoor, Wikipedia, Nike Inc.

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