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Employees are expendable

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Librarian
Current Employee - Librarian

I have been working at Baker & Taylor

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

In a highly competitive industry, B&T is doing what it can to stay afloat, but often at the expense of their human capital

Cons

No raises in 2012, and a further statement to employees that further cost cuts will be made; will one or more sites be closed as a result?

Advice to Management

While being a private company lessens the need for disclosure in the public domain, this should not extend to keeping your own employees in the dark for long periods of time

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    OK Environment; Occasionally Frustrating

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker & Taylor

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good co-workers Good for people who like books Good for folks not looking to advance very far

    Cons

    Severe lack of communication between corporate entities and groups/departments. The company invests in a lot of upper management headcount, but gives little relief to the people doing the day-to-day functions that keep the company going. Horizontal structure makes it nearly impossible to advance. Raises are also non-existent.

    Advice to Management

    Workload expectations are near impossible sometimes. Please pay attention to the people in lower level positions. They are a valuable asset to the company, not disposable drones.


  2. Remote location not worth it.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst

    I have been working at Baker & Taylor

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The only best thing to work here is decent salary.

    Cons

    No growth. Remote location. No work-life balance. Less vacation period.

    Advice to Management

    Open chances for career growth.


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