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Columbia Sportswear President, CEO, and Director Tim Boyle
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  • Needs more training

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    Current Employee - Sales/Stock Associate in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Sales/Stock Associate in Fort Lauderdale, FL
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    I have been working at Columbia Sportswear full-time


    Great company to work for also they do care about their employees.


    managers and supervisors needs more training....their approach is very bad when talking to their mangers please take into consideration that your employees comes first and always listen to their complaints don't ignore our complains if we are badly treated by our supervisors and managers. Our job is our second home and we all need to come to work happy not unhappy.

    Advice to Management

    Store managers need to act and take employees complaint serious . Please do not back your managers and supervisors when they do your employees wrong.

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    Floor Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Columbia Sportswear.


    The interview process was fairly ok. I applied online, got a phone call about a few days later to come in for a in person interview. Got asked many "tell me a time". They did ask me questions I never heard of before. After we were done interviewing, he asked if I could fill out a background consent and also list 2 supervisor references. He said he is still interviewing and will contact me to set up a 2nd interview with a training manager. 3 days later, he called and told me I have a phone interview with a training manager form another store. That interview was great. We got along and had things in common work wise. Asked me similar questions. Before we hung up, he asked my availability and my pay expectation. He said he is going to let my store manager know and the store manager has the final say. I followed up 2 days later and was offered the position (pending background check).

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Fortune 500 , Fortune, 2015

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Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 5001 to 10000 Employees
Founded 1938
Type Company - Public (COLM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

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 ... More

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