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Follett Reviews

2.8
90 Reviews
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Mary Lee Schneider
25 Ratings
  • My experience has been good I have made many friend

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Follett

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly people that care about you, I have made many friends there

    Cons

    Not too flexible with hours especially with full time students can be hard to find time for homework

    Advice to Management

    Automatic ordering does not work with these stores it makes everything much more complicated than need be

Follett Interviews

Updated Feb 19, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

81%
9%
9%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

36%
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21%

Interview Difficulty

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Follett.

    Interview

    Initially applied online. Brief online application. Reeived phone call within a week offering me a position temporary part-time. Interview was short and by phone. Offer of employment was made at end of interview.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No.

Follett Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.follett.com
Headquarters Westchester, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1873
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Not all kids like to read, but (fortunately for Follett) by the time they reach college, they don't have a choice. Follett is the #1 operator of college bookstores, with more than 800 campus bookshops (vs. about 640 for Barnes & Noble) across the US, as well as Canada. The company's business groups, which reach about 120 countries, also provide books and audiovisual materials to grade school and public libraries, library automation and management software, textbook reconditioning, and other services. Follett acquired its smaller online rival Varsity Group in... More

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