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Seasonal worker at Barnes and Noble, bookseller, Nook rep, barista

Barista; Bookseller (Former Employee) Nanuet, NY (US)

ProsMeet interesting people on the job, get to share your interests, give advice to customers

ConsLong hours on your feet the whole time, not that much down time, a lot of tedious (but necessary) shelving and organizing work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Learning and working hard pays off.

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

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


    Pros: Discounts, relaxed work environment, room to advance to management. Cons: Early mornings and slow days. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    It Is What You Make It

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

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


    Pros: Able to cultivate excellent relationships with District Managers, Regional Directors, Merchandising Department, HR representatives, Cafe executives, outside company representatives, fellow managers, and booksellers, if so… Cons: Training can be "fly by the seat of one's pants"; Store Managers and District Managers often are erratic in their priorities and goals for each… Advice to Senior Management: Approach the work and people with a positive, industrious state of mind. Make an effort to understand the concerns and directives of both home office… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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