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    Great place to work!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Backcountry.com

    Pros

    Friendly and fast-paced work environment with good opportunity for advancement. It was enjoyably to be at a place where the customer truly was the focus and where management communicated often and efficiently with employees.

    Cons

    High turn-over rate among co-workers.

Backcountry.com Interviews

Updated Dec 30, 2014
Updated Dec 30, 2014

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    Manager - Park City Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Backcountry.com.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was slow. HR was not responsive to emails or phone calls. A couple of times phone calls were setup and no one called me or emailed me. I had to reach back out to them.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were pretty generic. Did not get into the detail that I anticipated.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Lack of professional environment.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award - Top 50 Medium Sized Companies, Glassdoor, 2014

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Website www.backcountry.com
Headquarters Park City, UT
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors REI, Amazon.com

As long as the Internet's nearby, ski bums don't have to trek far from the slopes to get their gear. Backcountry.com is an online retailer of outdoor and backcountry gear through nearly 10 ecommerce websites. The company sells products for activities such as skiing, backpacking, camping, snowboarding, rock climbing, kayaking, and mountaineering. Backcountry.com's offerings include more than 400 brands, including Burton, K2, The North Face, Oakley, and Rossignol, among others. The online retailer was founded in 1996 by executives Jim Holland and John Bresee. Backcountry.com... More

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