Red Wing Shoe Reviews

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David D. Murphy
10 Ratings
  • Great company, just not sure I can wait around to become a permanent employee.

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    Current Employee - Retail Accounting Specialist in Red Wing, MN
    Current Employee - Retail Accounting Specialist in Red Wing, MN

    I have been working at Red Wing Shoe


    People are very welcoming, and everyone knows everyone. Free parking, complimentary tea, coffee and pop for all employees. Employees tend to have a long tenure, enjoy their jobs and are invested in their jobs.


    They bring people in as temps, and some have worked as temps 2-3 years before getting hired on. Pay as a temp is below market rate.

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    While there are advantages to bringing people in as temps so you can see how they work, you are losing out on a pool of great candidates that can't afford to work as a temp or can't risk leaving a permanent position to take a temp job.

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Updated Feb 18, 2015
Updated Feb 18, 2015

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Red Wing, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Red Wing, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Red Wing Shoe in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    They called me almost immediately after I applied for this contract job. Everyone was very friendly and professional. I was interviewed promptly after my arrival, and it was a productive and enjoyable interview overall.

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Headquarters Red Wing, MN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

In an era where the term handmade has become more of a rarity, Red Wing Shoe Company is holding onto tradition by continuing to make its Red Wing-brand work shoes by hand, as it has since 1905. Its US and foreign factories make casual and outdoor shoes, as well as work and steel-toed boots. Its portfolio of brands includes such names as Red Wing, Vasque, Irish Setter, WORX, and Carhartt Footwear. Red Wing Shoe's products can be purchased through some 4,000 retail outlets in the US. Although it distributes worldwide, the US accounts for the bulk of its sales. Red Wing also... More

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