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Current Employee - Cafe Server in Cincinnati, OH (US)
Current Employee - Cafe Server in Cincinnati, OH (US)

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

They care about their employees. There are a lot of different retail stores to work in across the country. Every day you get the chance to talk to new people. It's a good environment and a company that will take care of you as an employee.

Cons

If you are only part time the pay isn't the highest. If you're full time you do get better pay and benefits. If you're part time it's just typical hourly pay. It is a retail job and that does mean plenty of crazy people to deal with at times as well as some different hours to work. It's not a 9-5, but it's a good job.

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    Great people and environment, but still a retail job.

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    Current Employee - Bookseller
    Current Employee - Bookseller

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great employees
    Mostly great customers
    Awesome benefits

    Cons

    Rude customers
    Low salary
    Standing on feet all day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you say you will ship the nooks out on a certain date please do it or the stores are the ones who look bad.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    One of the worst places I have ever worked.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Barnes & Noble full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Comfortable work with little if any challenge.

    Cons

    Associates were mean spirited. Management was clueless.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of all the upper management and start new.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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