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A Company That Cares

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Current Employee - Cafe Server in Cincinnati, OH
Current Employee - Cafe Server in Cincinnati, OH

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

They care about their employees. There are a lot of different retail stores to work in across the country. Every day you get the chance to talk to new people. It's a good environment and a company that will take care of you as an employee.

Cons

If you are only part time the pay isn't the highest. If you're full time you do get better pay and benefits. If you're part time it's just typical hourly pay. It is a retail job and that does mean plenty of crazy people to deal with at times as well as some different hours to work. It's not a 9-5, but it's a good job.

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    6 Great Months at Barnes & Noble

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    Former Employee - Barista in Harrisonburg, VA
    Former Employee - Barista in Harrisonburg, VA

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people, great books, great place. Overall, it was a really positive working environment, and you could tell that the people you were working with cared as much about literature as you did.

    Cons

    The occasional bigot will come in asking where your Qurans are so they can burn one. They also really like you to sell sell sell the nook, which is exceedingly difficult to do when you're selling a $2 coffee to a book-lover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't push the nook so hard -- most people coming to B&N are more interested in books, not eReaders.

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    The only job in retail I enjoyed

    Former Employee - Bookseller in Buford, GA
    Former Employee - Bookseller in Buford, GA

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, great management, great co-workers

    Cons

    Difficulties obtaining a raise as a seasonal part time employee

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