Interesting new recruitment philosophy from Adidas clearly trying to attract a new style of game changing talent. The language reads more like Apple, Facebook or Google who have owned this style of recruitment for some time. it must be a good thing that the sporting goods sector is catching on.
“We want people who think differently, who want to break rules, who want to be disruptive, who want to find new ways to do things,” said King. “All of the talent isn’t at the top of the organization. The talent is company-wide. If you want to work here, you have to have big dreams. You have to believe that you can change, not only the trajectory of a company, but the trajectory of an industry. We’re looking for people with passion and excitement who want to make a difference not only at the company, but in the world.”