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Good Company, Low Pay, Few Hours If You're Not Full-Time

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Former Employee - Community Relations Manager
Former Employee - Community Relations Manager

I worked at Barnes & Noble full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Usually fun, like-minded co-workers; good discounts; great for people who like interaction and being up on their feet.

Cons

Minimal hours available to part-timers; stores frequently understaffed due to lack of hours; may become repetitive or boring to some.

Advice to Management

In store management is typically doing their best with what they've got to work with, and the organization doesn't seem too top heavy.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Challenging

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time (Less than a year)

    Negative Outlook
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    the benefits are great, and it's not like you have to worry about being fired. everyone is really dedicated and willing to help. training systems and requirement checklists are constantly in use, although dated.

    Cons

    being hired recently, and at a fairly competitive store, the feeling of scrambling around a sinking ship is hard to avoid. expectations seem impossible at times


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great except for pay

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and coworkers

    Cons

    The pay to stress ratio doesn't add up


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