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Barnes & Noble Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

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    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Barnes & Noble.

    Interview Details

    Interviews are easy as long as you are polite and concise. Must be able to hit the ground running because there will be very little training/cross training. Management is strict on membership sales depending on which store you are hired at.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work here?

      Pick a book before going in and be enthusiastic about reading regardless of your preference.
       
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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
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Website www.barnesandnoble.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1894
Type Company - Public (BKS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Barnes & Noble does business -- big business -- by the book and the Nook. As the #1 bookseller in the US, it operates about 1,340 bookstores, including some 705 Barnes & Noble superstores and another 635 college bookstores (25% of sales), in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Stores range in size from 3,000 sq. ft. to 60,000 sq. ft. in size and stock between 60,000 and 200,000 book titles. Many locations contain Starbucks cafes, as well as music departments with more than 30,000 titles. In cyberspace, the firm conducts business through Barnesandnoble.com(BN.com), which... More

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