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Changing Culture

Merchandise Manager (Current Employee) Minneapolis, MN (US)

ProsCo-workers are generally smart, interesting, & passionate lovers of reading. Generous employee discount.

ConsPressure on employees is now selling electronics, i.e. Nook. Appreciation of book knowledge is no longer valued.

Advice to Senior ManagementBooks - not Nooks - still pay salaries. While selling Nooks is critical, remember the majority of customers still rely on employees for book knowledge, not electronic.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive working environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time


    Pros: meeting people, management is great and seems like there are… Cons: only get benefits if classified as full time, you don't… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Challenging, yet rewarding.

    Bookseller (Current Employee) Orlando, FL (US)

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time for less than a year


    Pros: The employee discount is fantastic, as well as the book loan program. An employee is compensated well for their work (i.e., appropriate break times, lunch… Cons: There seems to be difficulty with management--not enough leeway in the right places and too much in others. There also seems to be a considerable… Advice to Senior Management: My advice to management would be to invest in your employees more, rather than the Nook. The booksellers are the ones that are the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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