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I don't think I could have more fun working in a retail environment. Management did a fantastic job of hiring all of our staff (head office and HR were heavily involved which is more than I can say for allot of other retail store opens), there isn't a single person on the team who doesn't get along. The management are fair, supportive, and genuinely seem to care about their employees.
Perhaps the only real con that comes to mind at current time is that Columbia Sportswear only hires "part time" floor/stock staff despite many of us continually working full time hours, I.E essentially a way of skirting benefits. I understand this is common practice in the industry but it would be nice to see a progressive company like Columbia be more supportive of its employees.
Advice to Management
Offering benefits to part timers
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Applied online. Received a phone interview and was asked to come for a physical interview. Neither the store manager or the assistant manager had time to interview me, though they said I would be interviewing with them. Had a great time interviewing with their department leads, though I would have appreciated at least meeting one of the managers who said they would interview be doing the interview.
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Gertrude Boyle is proud to be called one tough mother. The octogenarian chairwoman and star of Columbia Sportswear's popular "tough mother" and "tested tough" ads heads the top US skiwear seller and one of the world's biggest outerwear makers. The company popularized the Bugaboo jacket, a parka with weatherproof shell, and put Columbia on the map in upscale outerwear. Columbia also makes leather outerwear, sportswear, accessories, and boots and other rugged footwear. The company's brands include Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, Montrail, and Pacific Trail among others. The Boyles...