We are a leading global purveyor and curator of sneaker and youth culture. We operate athletic retail stores under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Footaction, SIX:02, Eastbay, Runners Point, and Sidestep.
How to Get Hired
We asked Foot Locker, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Candidates should be passionate about our core business and products, excited by a team environment and eager to build their career with the knowledge and skills they’ll gain during onboarding and job training. It’s also crucial that future team members align with our core values (integrity, leadership, excellence, service, teamwork, innovation and community) and demonstrate our leadership model (Be a Pro, Break Records, Build Capability, Bring Others Along, Play to Win, Focus on the Future and Love the Game). We truly believe our associates are leaders from the stockroom to the boardroom.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Make the extra effort to conduct research on Foot Locker and tell us why you want to be part of the team, show passion for our mission and products and take time to polish your profile. Diving deep into your achievements will enhance a resume and provide a more enjoyable and productive experience for our recruiters. When in doubt, be yourself, be an individual and remember to always have your best "foot" forward!
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Our candidates all have one thing in common: They “Love the Game”. in 2018, we are looking for motivated individuals who help us achieve our goals both on the front lines and in support functions. We have a large push in our digital information systems and technology, data analytics and customer loyalty functions as we continue to see a shift in the U.S. toward online shopping, as well as supply chain experts to drive our network strategy.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Candidates should visit our website, www.sneakerjobs.com, to learn more about who we are and what we are working toward. They should understand our mission to inspire and empower youth culture, fuel a shared passion for self-expression and create unrivaled lifestyle experiences for our consumers. We also love to meet prospective candidates at our hiring events or on campus. Our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts give a glimpse into the dynamic world of sneaker culture. We post news, updates and products from our brands and an inside look can solidify a decision to apply.