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Great workers, Lowball salary, Fair Management

Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) Bergen, NJ

ProsMost employees respect the brand and are happy to work for the company. Management is old school and a little out of touch with modern employment practices. Access to books, and most stores are comfortable and clean.

ConsLow pay, Company quick to pay employees minimum wage, and limit hours to 29 so as not to be responsible for health insurance.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire some younger managers with new Ideas and don't be afraid to stick with what works.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Abusive Management

    "Nook Seller" (Former Employee) Pensacola, FL

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

    Pros: The discount and the occasional cool customer. Cons: Verbally abusive management with unreal expectations and goals. They play favorites with employees worse than any job I've had prior to it. Management is unable… Advice to Senior Management: Corporate needs to investigate various improprieties being committed by upper management… 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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    Good Experience.

    Bookseller (Current Employee) New York, NY

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time for more than a year

    Pros: Coworkers were very helpful. Was able to experience Customer Experience and Bookseller position. Willing… Cons: No room for growth. Management was inconsistent. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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