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    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Part Time Book Seller in Tanasbourne, OR
    Former Employee - Part Time Book Seller in Tanasbourne, OR

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They were very flexible when it came to hours and the discounts on books were great.

    Cons

    Typical things you have to deal with when working a retail job. Customers doing gross things to the bathrooms, etc.


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    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Barnes & Noble.

    Interview

    Applied online. They called me the next day for an interview the day after that. The interviewer went through a list of pre-made questions on a paper. The usual stuff, like why do you want to work there, how did you deal with unhappy customers in your previous job. They told me they would call the next day either way, never did.

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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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