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A great opportunity

Lead Bookseller (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ (US)

I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time for more than 8 years

ProsWork with most of their employees.

ConsNeed to eliminate bad hires sooner.

Advice to Senior ManagementOverall fairness to all employees instead of overseeing flaws do to favortism or not willing to discipline.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Boring and ill paying, but not a bad first job and I met a lot of other nerdy people.

Bookseller (Former Employee)
Richmond, VA (US)

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time for more than a year


Pros: The people who work at Barnes & Noble tend to be of the quiet/nerdy stripe, which is good if you are also of that persuasion.… Cons: The types of tasks I was assigned were very boring or repetitive and I was paid minimum wage. As an intellectual person, I was drawn… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your employees a living wage, give them more challenging projects to do, keep people busier so they aren't… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great if you have a love for books, bad if you like standing for long hours!"

Lead Bookseller (Former Employee)
Clark, NJ (US)

I worked at Barnes & Noble full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: I worked in the children's department and I am now an early childhood education teacher. This worked in my favor because I became familiar with… Cons: Long hours of standing. Half-hour breaks/15 minute breaks. Made me work in the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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