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I worked at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores part-time (More than a year)RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
I love Barnes and Noble as a company. Working there exposed me to new books and allowed me to share my love of books with customers whether through friendly conversations, recommendations, or other forms of assistance.
The managers weren't always understanding of my school commitments even though I was extremely forthcoming about the fact that law school was my number 1 priority when I applied. In offering me the job, they assured me that I would have plenty of time around finals to study (your only grades in law school for most classes come from a single final exam), and I did not feel like that was honored when finals rolled around.
Advice to Management
Be realistic with what employees can expect. If our circumstances don't mesh well with what is expected, tell us so we can find another arrangement and don't end up stressing out unnecessarily at a very important time in our lives.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores.
I applied online, received a call the next day to come in for the interview. The interview was not really an interview, all she asked me was if I could work the next day. I could, and she hired me.
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Barnes & Noble College Booksellers is the scholastic subsidiary of Barnes & Noble (B&N), the nation's #1 bookstore chain. Established in 1965, the company operates about 635 bookstores serving more than 4.6 million students on college campuses nationwide, selling textbooks (new, used, rental and electronic), trade books, school supplies, collegiate clothing, and emblematic merchandise. It also offers merchandise through campus bookstores' websites. Universities, medical and law schools, and community colleges hire B&N College to replace ...