Barnes & Noble

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It's average retail

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Bookseller in Richmond, VA
Current Employee - Bookseller in Richmond, VA

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

-Discounts
-Requesting time-off
-Days can either be very easy going or very hectic.

Cons

-They push push push to sell Memberships.
-Clients treat you as if you have no feelings or emotions, very demanding, even their kids.
-Schedules change often and without notice, even after posted for a week.
-Understaffed and employees are overworked.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Have more reasonable expectations from your employees when it comes to your "membership sales goals".

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1187 Other Employee Reviews for Barnes & Noble (View Most Recent)

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    Good company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Barnes & Noble full-time

    Pros

    Nice location.
    Interesting characters.
    Great benefits and discounts
    You can advance

    Cons

    All Managers take their positions seriously and act as if they are gods.
    Most of managers do not do their jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retail is for those who have nothing better to do in life.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good Environment

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    Current Employee - Barista in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Barista in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    environment, co-workers, discount, product, customers

    Cons

    Very little pay for a lot of hard work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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