English / Bahasa The recruitment process carried out by adidas supplier CLI is unsound and unfair. Having sent job applications to CLI on many occasions, and I found many aspects of their recruitment process to be unjust. Adidas has acknowledged this and have responded that they would carry out a reshuffle and make changes to the CLI management hierarchy. But I’ve found that the new management is not much different. My own recruitment experience serves as evidence of this fact. Earlier this year I was finally offered to sit a test carried out by the CLI human resources department. The official who supervised the test was from the management of my former workplace Panarub (where I was unfairly dismissed for my participation in a strike). Anyway, I was told that I failed the test and management said to just send another application- the same old tune as always. I feel certain that this whole HR process is only to fulfill formal requirements. It is just for show—so that the company can appear humane and ethical. I still want to be accepted for work at CLI. Both Adidas and CLI are aware of the fact that I’ve applied to work there over and over again. This even resulted in the staff reshuffle. But at its essence the problem remains the same. Adidas must be firm and discipline all its suppliers so that they don’t muck about and put on shows that only hide the fact that internal processes are not transparent and remain seriously flawed.
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