Kathmandu Reviews

Updated 10 Jun 2020

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4.0
72%
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96%
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Kathmandu CEO and Managing Director Xavier Simonet
Xavier Simonet
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment, great staff discount, great training and lot's of opportunity to for career growth(in 14 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, great staff discount(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Support is hard to get from Head Office when down on management team(in 8 reviews)

  • "Not many opportunities for career progression(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - 3IC in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kathmandu part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great workculture and amazingly open communication

    Cons

    not as many shifts depending on the store

  2. "Pretty great!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Bondi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kathmandu full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent salary Great experience as leader of outdoor retail Great team

    Cons

    VM/Operations are exhausting Career progression difficult after SM f

  3. "It’s good place to learn a lot about outdoor tech"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Kathmandu part-time

    Pros

    Learn a lot of technical knowledge

    Cons

    None that I can think of at this time

  4. "Great, supportive team and leadership"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Keyholder 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kathmandu part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I was working with a great team, with a supportive manager.

    Cons

    Nothing substantial in my experience.

  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - 3IC 

    I worked at Kathmandu part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, great staff discount.

    Cons

    Very standardized across all the store, not much freedom.

  6. "Good experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Kathmandu part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team environment, good staff discounts, thorough training provided to all staff

    Cons

    Team culture does vary between stores

  7. "Rewarding"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kathmandu full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Autonomous role where head office allows you to run your store as your own business

    Cons

    A lot of managers hold onto there roles and old ways of doing things stagnating the company and professional growth

  8. "Great company, Even greater people"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Representative 

    I have been working at Kathmandu part-time

    Pros

    The people you find yourself working with, and the people you are helping sell the products to are passionate about our gear.

    Cons

    Management constantly changing in our store.

  9. "Good discounts but horrible management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Keyholder in Wantirna South
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kathmandu part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good discounts Friendly co workers Product knowledge

    Cons

    Horrible HR Micro management Management is an absolute disgrace High staff turnover

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  10. "Customer sales advisor"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Modbury
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kathmandu part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome fun and relaxed dress code. The 60% off with the employee discount was not too shabby either.

    Cons

    Rude snobby assistant manager jess

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