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Barnes & Noble College Bookstores President and COO Max J. Roberts
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    Fun work environment, no room for advancement

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    Former Employee - Bookseller in Sonoma, CA
    Former Employee - Bookseller in Sonoma, CA

    I worked at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores

    Pros

    Get to work with a lot of fun people, young and energetic.

    Cons

    low pay, no room for advancement within company

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    allow workers to grow as employees, as most of them are in college

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Barnes & Noble College Bookstores Interviews

Updated Feb 13, 2015
Updated Feb 13, 2015

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    Bookseller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores.

    Interview Details

    I had a one on one interview with the manager though now the store I work at has moved to group interviews when hiring for rush. It was pretty standard interview questions but also included some role playing activities which I was not at all expecting but were easy enough to handle.

    Interview Questions
    • Role playing a (totally common) situation where a customer comes in knowing absolutely nothing.   Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
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Website www.bncollege.com
Headquarters Basking Ridge, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1965
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

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 traditional campus cooperatives... More

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