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Baker & Taylor Reviews

51 Reviews
2.3
51 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • You get free books that no one else wants (in 4 reviews)

  • Very little overtime, good pay, was able to work without a lot of micro-management, opportunity to learn the the book industry (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Limited growth with no room for advancement (in 4 reviews)

  • No raises in 2012, and a further statement to employees that further cost cuts will be made; will one or more sites be closed as a result (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    :-)

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Baker & Taylor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great training provided with resourceful coworkers.

    Cons

    Cross-training was not provided as often.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Easy going and good pay

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Baker & Taylor part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay for part time job
    Allow merchandisers to work independently
    Good communication from DMs
    Flexible days and hours

    Cons

    Travel depending on where you live
    Low hours during certain times of the year
    No performance evaluation for over 18 months

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Regular reviews and raises would encourage longevity

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker & Taylor

    Pros

    Ability to do System Admin work plus 3PAR SAN work, RHEL 6 on vMware, and Data Protector.

    Cons

    Work for a small part of a large company which is becoming unstable.

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    very positive work experience and support

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser
    Current Employee - Merchandiser

    I have been working at Baker & Taylor

    Pros

    flexibility of schedule, support of management, work changes often. Allowed freedom to work my own hours.

    Cons

    pay is a bit low, a bit of miscommunication between B&T and stores at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay raises would be great. More hands on communication from management. shipping info on website would be very helpful to plan work week.

    Recommends
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