Barnes & Noble College Bookstores
3.2 of 5 136 reviews
www.bncollege.com Basking Ridge, NJ 5000+ Employees

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Not a bad place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Basking Ridge, NJ

ProsThe company keeps you aware of what is going on before you read about it in the news

ConsIt would be nice if the salaries were more in line with the industry

Advice to Senior ManagementAsk your employees about how they would see improvements. People have been there a long time and may have ideas that were never even thought of for improvements.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Responsibilities of a floor manager in other stores without the pay or title

    Supervisor (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores


    Pros: I supervised a good, smart staff. Many had higher degrees and were very capable. Requested days off were… Cons: Building and regional managers seemed indifferent and at times offended in response to staff concerns. A high turn over rate was partially due to… Advice to Senior Management: The most influential and visible issue that hurt morale and caused a lot of dissent among booksellers was the inequity of workload and rule enforcement.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Don't expect support from senior staff

    Bookseller (Current Employee)
    Oxford, MS

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores


    Pros: Employee discount is pretty good if you're into books &… Cons: Home Office decides budget for hours, not the store. Even full-time employees get hours cut if the HO decides it. Need for more… Advice to Senior Management: Ignore seniority. Staff members that do the job right should have equal input over the older staff who… More
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