Barnes & Noble
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www.barnesandnobleinc.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Great people and environment, but still a retail job.

Bookseller (Current Employee)

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat employees
Mostly great customers
Awesome benefits

ConsRude customers
Low salary
Standing on feet all day

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you say you will ship the nooks out on a certain date please do it or the stores are the ones who look bad.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Love books and benefits?!

Head Cashier (Current Employee)

I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: As a book lover and avid reader, this job was a dream! It can be a career as far as managing goes, but for… Cons: You'd be amazed how upset customers can become about books and cd's. There is a lot of heavy lifting, the books need to make… Advice to Senior Management: Allow more creativity from the creative minds that the company tends to hire. The employees are an asset, and as much as that is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Not that great.

Bookseller (Former Employee)

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time for less than a year


Pros: 30% employee discount and 50% in the cafe. There are… Cons: The scheduling is not dependable at all. You could have 20 hours one week and only 5 the next. They also change the schedule often… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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