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Columbia Sportswear Reviews

123 Reviews
123 Reviews
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Columbia Sportswear President, CEO, and Director Tim Boyle
Tim Boyle
73 Ratings

    I had an overall pleasurable experience. It's retail, and retail is monotonous work that is mind-numbing, but CS is ok.

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate  in  Brisbane
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Brisbane

    I worked at Columbia Sportswear part-time for less than a year


    Discounts, Meeting Internationals, Getting People Excited About Adventuring


    Monotony, Pay, Mind-Numbing, Not as good as Gore-Tex

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're doing alright.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Columbia Sportswear Interviews

Updated Sep 14, 2014
Updated Sep 14, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Product Line Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Portland, OR (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Columbia Sportswear in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very long time from resume to interview. Interviewed with 2 guys at once, they were late, uninterested and rather rude. I felt they had judged from the moment they saw me and were frustrated they had to continue the interview.

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    Difficult Interview

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Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1938
Type Company - Public (COLM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (AUD) 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 Pacific Trail among others. The Boyles... More

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